Stylomaxillary
Stylomaxillary Sty`lo*max"il*la*ry, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the styloid process and the maxilla. [1913 Webster]

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  • stylomaxillary — SYN: stylomandibular. * * * sty·lo·max·il·lary (sti″lo makґsĭ lar″e) pertaining to the styloid process of the temporal bone and to the maxilla …   Medical dictionary

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Stylo- — Sty lo A combining form used in anatomy to indicate connection with, or relation to, the styloid process of the temporal bone; as, stylohyal, stylomastoid, stylomaxillary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stylomandibular — Relating to the styloid process of the temporal bone and the mandible; denoting the s. ligament. SYN: stylomaxillary. * * * sty·lo·man·dib·u·lar (sti″lo man dibґu lər) pertaining to the styloid process of the temporal bone and the… …   Medical dictionary

  • stylomandibular ligament — sty·lo·man·dib·u·lar ligament .stī lō man dib yə lər n a band of deep fascia that connects the styloid process of the temporal bone to the gonial angle * * * stylomaxillary ligament ligamentum stylomandibulare …   Medical dictionary

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