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Zygomatic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ZYGOMATIC, a. [Gr., a joining.] Pertaining to a bone of the head, called also os jugale, or cheek bone, or to the bony arch under which the temporal muscle passes. The term zygoma is applied both to the bone and the arch.
Zygomatic arch. [See Zygomatic.]
Zygomatic bone, the cheek bone.
Zygomatic muscles, two muscles of the face, which rise from the zygomatic bone, and are inserted into the corner of the mouth.
Zygomatic processes, the processes of the temporal and cheek bones, which unite to form the zygomatic arch.
Zygomatic suture, the suture which joins the zygomatic processes of the temporal and cheek bones.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to the cheek region of the face n
1: the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek [syn: cheekbone, zygomatic bone, zygomatic, malar, malar bone, jugal bone, os zygomaticum]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1709 of, relating to, constituting, or situated in the region of the zygomatic bone or zygomatic arch

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. of or relating to the zygoma. Phrases and idioms: zygomatic arch = ZYGOMA. zygomatic bone the bone that forms the prominent part of the cheek.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Zygomatic Zyg`o*mat"ic (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. zygomatique.] (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma. Zygomatic arch, the arch of bone beneath the orbit, formed in most mammals by the union of the malar, or jugal, with the zygomatic process of the temporal bone. In the lower vertebrates other bones may help to form it, and there may be two arches on each side of the skull, as in some reptiles. Zygomatic process, a process of the temporal or squamosal bone helping to form the zygomatic arch.



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