stylohyoid ligament

noun

Medical Definition of stylohyoid ligament

: a band of fibrous tissue connecting the tip of the styloid process of the temporal bone to the ceratohyal of the hyoid bone

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“Stylohyoid ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stylohyoid%20ligament. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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