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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.

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]

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]
Translations

sty·loid

a. estiloide, de forma larga y puntiaguda.
References in periodicals archive ?
Pins were placed from the distal epiphysis of the radial styloid obliquely across the physis into the more proximal ulnar aspect of the radial metaphysis.
Forearm circumference was measured at the midpoint between olecranon process of ulna and styloid process of radius bones by flexible measuring tape.
The lateral collateral ligament extends from the lateral (ulnar) styloid process distally to the third and fourth metacarpal bones.
The radiographs of the upper limbs displayed the following features: curving of the humerus bones bilaterally, underdeveloped styloid process of the ulna bilaterally, postaxial polydactyly and clinodactyly bilaterally, hyperplastic capitate of the left wrist, undeveloped metacarpal for the extra digit in the left hand, and hypoplastic hamate of the right wrist.
In patients presenting to outpatient care, the five most frequent fractures (with corresponding percentage in the respective age group) involved the following sites: 1) distal radius 2235 patients (17% in 17-64 age group and 21% in 65+ age group); 2) finger phalanges 1711 patients (19% in 17-64 age group and 6% in 65+ age group); 3) distal radius with styloid ulnea 1350 patients (7% in 17-64 age group and 19% in 65+ age group); 4) ankle 1206 patients (9% in 17-64 age group and 11% in 65+ age group); and 5) toe phalanges 1039 patients (85% in 17-64 age group and 15% in 65+ age group).
Symptomatic elongation of the styloid process and/or ossification of the stylohyoid ligament was first described by Eagle (1,2) in the late 1940s and is known as Eagle syndrome.
Lot 1 reusable set options for Radial Head Replacement, Coronoid Plating, Dorsal Buttress Plate, Radial Styloid Plate, Volar Distal Radius Plate, Volar Distal Ulna Plate, including Headless Compression Screws (additional implants) and instrumentation.
Results: Four separate fracture patterns were observed: simple transverse or oblique fracture of the ulnar neck just proximal to the ulnar head, fracture of the neck region with concomitant fracture of the tip of the ulnar styloid, simple fracture of the ulnar head, and comminuted fracture of the ulnar head.
The carotid space, also known as the post styloid PPS or the carotid sheath, is located posterior to the styloid process and lateral to the RPS and PVS.
The condition, also known as "cheiralgia paresthetica," may exist anywhere along the course of the nerve in the forearm, (36) but the compression typically occurs 9 cm proximal to the radial styloid.