zygomatic bone

zygomatic bone

noun Anatomy.

  1. a bone on each side of the face below the eye, forming the prominence of the cheek; cheekbone.


  1. either of two bones, one on each side of the skull, that form part of the side wall of the eye socket and part of the zygomatic arch; cheekboneAlso called: malar, malar bone


  1. A quadrilateral bone that forms the cheek prominence and articulates with the frontal, sphenoid, temporal, and maxillary bones.cheekbone jugal bone malar bone zygoma

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