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sty·loid

 (stī′loid′)
adj.
1. Resembling a style in shape; slender and pointed: the styloid muscles in carnivores.
2. Anatomy Of, relating to, or designating any of several slender, pointed bone processes, especially the spine that projects from the base of the temporal bone.
n.
A long solitary crystal of calcium oxalate occurring in the cells of certain plants.
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styloid

(ˈstaɪlɔɪd)
adj
1. resembling a stylus
2. anatomy of or relating to a projecting process of the temporal bone
[C18: from New Latin styloides, from Greek stuloeidēs like a stylus; influenced also by Greek stulos pillar]
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sty•loid

(ˈstaɪ lɔɪd)

adj.
1. Bot. resembling a style; slender and pointed.
2. of or designating a long, spinelike process of a bone, esp. that projecting from the temporal bone.
[1605–15; < New Latin styloīdēs. See style, -oid]
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Translations

sty·loid

a. estiloide, de forma larga y puntiaguda.
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(6,11) Additional, critical margins around the styloid process and mastoid may also be resected and sent separately for pathologic evaluation.
A computed tomography (CT) scan of the head showed thickening of the ear skin; focal tympanal bone osteolysis; partial right mastoid air cells and middleear cavity opacification; and osteolysis of the occipital, styloid, and mastoid bones consistent with MOE (Appendix Figure, https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/EID/article/25/4/18-0710App1.pdf).
The styloid process (SP) is a cartilaginous long spine projecting downward from the inferior surface of the temporal bone with an approximate length of 2-3 cm.
The styloid process on the left side was elongated, but on the affected right side it was normal in length.
Dominant arm of the participant was kept approximately 20[degrees] abduction, and the arm length was measured from the C7 spinous process to the ulnar styloid process.
Most likely explanation being that the painful stimulus (periosteal pain caused by pressing on the styloid process) helps relaxing the vocal cords by the autonomic nervous systems14.
CTA demonstrated complete left internal carotid occlusion at the level of the styloid tip, 1-cm cranial to the bifurcation, which extended to the carotid terminus (figure 1).
Common air densities extended posteriorly from FB to the adjacent styloid bone.
The markers were secured with medical double-sided adhesive tape on: (a) the lateral wrist epicondyle (average point between the ulnar and the radial styloid process); (b) the elbow (lateral epicondyle of the humerus); and (c) the shoulder (clavicular acromion process).
Ultimately, internal jugular vein stenosis between the C1 transverse process (TP) and styloid process was detected, as well as abnormal carotid Doppler waveforms in the carotid artery, and thus the presence of biomechanically induced ICH (BICH) was demonstrated.
According to their report, keeping the proximal margin of the flap to the distal of the ulnar styloid process provides the maximum safety margin for flap elevation.