styloid process

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Noun1.Styloid process - extends from the base of the temporal bonestyloid process - extends from the base of the temporal bone
os temporale, temporal bone - a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
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The locations of the markers were predetermined bony anatomical landmarks, where subcutaneous tissue was thin and relatively fixed to the underlying skeleton, that were on the trunk and the upper limb of the subject, including the seventh cervical vertebra, clavicle, right shoulder marker, right lateral elbow, right medial elbow, processus styloideus radius, processus styloideus ulna, and metacarpophalangeal joints of the right middle finger; these locations were used to define the segments that define position and orientation in 3-D space and were chosen for their minimal skin motion (Table 3).
Marker Location Marker Placement Segment C7 7th cervical vertebra Spinous process of 7th Thorax cervical vertebra CLAV Clavicle Jugular notch where Thorax clavicle meets sternum RSHO Right shoulder marker Place on top of Scapula acromio-clavicular joint RLEL Right lateral elbow Place on lateral epicondyle Humerus approximating right elbow joint axis RMEL Right medial elbow Place on medial epicondyle Humerus approximating right elbow joint axis RMWR Right wrist marker Processus styloideus radius Forearm radius RLWR Right wrist marker Processus styloideus ulna Forearm ulna RFIN Right middle finger Metacarpophalangeal joints Hand of right middle finger Table 4.

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