stylomandibular ligament

noun
sty·​lo·​man·​dib·​u·​lar ligament | \ ˌstī-lō-man-ˈdib-yə-lər- How to pronounce stylomandibular ligament (audio) \

Medical Definition of stylomandibular ligament

: a band of deep fascia that connects the styloid process of the temporal bone to the gonial angle

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“Stylomandibular ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stylomandibular%20ligament. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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