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styloid

Pronunciation: sti'loyd

Definition: Peg-shaped; denoting one of several slender bony processes.

See: styloid process of third metacarpal bone, styloid process of temporal bone, styloid process of radius, styloid process of ulna

Synonym(s): styliform

[stylo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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