zygoma


zygoma

noun, plural zy·go·ma·ta [zahy-goh-muh-tuh, zi-] /zaɪˈgoʊ mə tə, zɪ-/. Anatomy.

  1. zygomatic arch.
  2. the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
  3. zygomatic bone.

noun plural -mata (-mətə)

  1. another name for zygomatic arch
n.

plural zygomata, 1680s, Modern Latin, from Greek zygoma, from zygon “yoke” (see jugular).

n.

  1. zygomatic arch
  2. zygomatic bone

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