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Medical Term:

stylohyoid (muscle)


Definition: origin, styloid process of temporal bone; insertion, hyoid bone by two slips on either side of intermediate tendon of digastric; action, elevates hyoid bone; nerve supply, facial.

Synonym(s): musculus stylohyoideusTA

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