(Chapter 13) Footnote 3:
Lat. ut plurimum, perh. “more often than not.” See preceding note. Possibly, these are non-typical ossified portions of ligamentum stylohyoideum; more likely, this figure reflects features of the canine hyoid bone and apparatus in which the cornu minus is connected to the pars tympanica, vagina processus styloidei by a series of ossicles (L = epihyoid, M = stylohyoid, N = tympanohyoid) unlike the ligamentum stylohyoideum of the human.