noun sty·lo·hy·al \¦stī(ˌ)lō¦hīəl\

Definition of stylohyal



  1. :  an element of each side of the hyoid arch between the epihyal and tympanohyal that appears as a distinct element of the anterior cornu of the hyoid bone in many mammals — see styloid process

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Origin and Etymology of stylohyal

2styl- + hyoid + -al, adjective suffix

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