sty·​lo·​mastoid | \ "+ \

Definition of stylomastoid

1 : of, relating to, or being a foramen that occurs on the lower surface of the temporal bone between the styloid and mastoid processes and forms the termination of the facial canal
2 : of or associated with the stylomastoid foramen stylomastoid vessels

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styl- entry 2 + mastoid

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“Stylomastoid.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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