TITLE

stylohyoideus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2094
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "stylohyoideus" is presented. It refers to the muscle having its origin on the styloid process and its insertion on the hyoid bone. It draws the hyoid bone upward and backward.
ACCESSION #
21247018

 

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