Relating to the styloid process of the temporal bone and the mandible; denoting the s. ligament. SYN: stylomaxillary.

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sty·lo·man·dib·u·lar (sti″lo-man-dibґu-lər) pertaining to the styloid process of the temporal bone and the mandible.

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