Definition of styloid in English:

styloid

Syllabification: sty·loid
Pronunciation: /ˈstīˌloid
 
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adjective

technical
  • Resembling a stylus or pen.

noun

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  • short for styloid process.
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    • Diagnosis may be made by having the athlete actively ulnarly deviate the wrist in full supination observing the ECU tendon subluxing ulnarward over the styloid.
    • The nature of her fall, the fractures being interarticular with residual non-union of the distal styloid will result in potentially increasing osteoarthritic change in the right wrist and hence pain.
    • Triangular fibrocartilage complex tenderness is best localized by palpating the hollow between the pisiform and ulnar styloid on the ulnar border of the wrist.

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