slender needle-like pointed projection that runs downward and slightly forward from the base of the inferior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone where it joins the tympanic portion; it gives attachment to the styloglossus, stylohyoid, and stylopharyngeus muscles and the stylohyoid and stylomandibular ligaments [ MP:0008023 ]

Synonyms: styloid process processus styloideus styloid process of petrous part of temporal bone temporal styloid process processus styloideus ossis temporalis

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