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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While a majority of the literature reports using the floor-to-wrist crease method, (3,7,12,13) others more specifically point to the ulnar styloid process as a landmark.
The driver's height and weight (in footwear), lower limb length (from the lateral condyle of the tibia to the ground; in shoes), upper arm length (from the acromion process to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus), and lower arm length (lateral epicondyle of the humerus to the styloid process of the ulna) were measured with the driver standing outside the car.
To do this, the golfer places their left hand over the interior wrist portion of the right hand behind the thumb of the right hand with the middle finger of the left hand resting on the styloid process of the right hand.
A scan later revealed that the internal carotid artery, a key blood vessel supplying the brain, had been pierced by a pointed bone that lies under the ear, known as the styloid process.
It seems that the 43-year-old doctor had an unusually long styloid process (the bone that projects from the skull behind the jaw), which ended up tearing the wall of his left carotid artery after he spent too much time cradling the phone with his shoulder.
Carotidynia Acute pharyngitis Peritonsillar abscess Dental disease Temporomandibular joint syndrome Lymphadenitis Submandibular gland disease Myositis/myalgia Histamine cephalgia Sinusitis Thyroiditis Tumor of tongue, salivary gland, or larynx Neuralgia The pain in Eagle's syndrome(6) (facial pain caused by an elongated styloid process) can be reproduced by finger pressure along the base of the tongue.
Radial pulse was counted for 1 min by palpating the radial artery with three finger method against the styloid process of radius.
Eagle syndrome (an elongated styloid process) causes a range of symptoms because of physical irritation by mastication and swallowing and nerve compression by the deformed styloid process [1].
Dear Editor, I read the recent publication by Waraporn et al., on "Sexual Dimorphism Using the Interstyloid Distances and Clinical Implication for Elongated Styloid Process in Northeastern Thailand" with a great interest (Sakaew et al., 2016).
Derived from the Greek word 'Stylos' meaning 'the pillar,' the styloid process is a slender bony structure that extends downward and forward from the inferior surface of the petrous part of the temporal bone anterior to the stylomastoid foramen.