One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Resembling a stylus or pen.
- short for styloid process
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
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