Styloid apparatus

Dr Francesco Sciacca and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The styloid apparatus, found within the parapharyngeal space, refers to the structures derived from the second branchial arch (see branchial apparatus) along with associated ligaments and muscles:

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 25164
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Riolan's bouquet

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