zygoma

Definitions:

  • The zygomatic bone.
  • The zygomatic arch.
  • The zygomatic process.
  • The bony arch or arcade of the cheek, formed by the malar or jugal bone and its connections: socalled because it serves to connect bones of the face with those of the skull about the ear.
  • The malar or jugal bone itself, without its connections.
  • The cavity under the zygomatic process of the temporal bone; the zygomatic fossa.
  • The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.
  • The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
  • The whole zygomatic arch.
  • The <xref>cheekbone</xref>.
  • the slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone
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