styloid(redirected from styloids)
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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.
A long solitary crystal of calcium oxalate occurring in the cells of certain plants.
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]
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.
a. estiloide, de forma larga y puntiaguda.