malar

malar

[mey-ler] Anatomy.
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the cheek or zygomatic bone.
noun
2.
Also, malar bone. zygomatic bone.

Origin:
1775–85; < Neo-Latin mālāris of, pertaining to the cheek, equivalent to Latin māl(a) cheek, jaw (see maxilla) + -āris -ar1

intermalar, adjective
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Mälar

[mey-ler, -lahr]
noun
a lake in S Sweden, extending W from Stockholm. 440 sq. mi. (1140 sq. km).
Swedish Mälaren [me-lah-ruhn] .
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malar (ˈmeɪlə)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the cheek or cheekbone
 
n
2.  another name for zygomatic bone Also called: malar bone
 
[C18: from New Latin mālāris, from Latin māla jaw]

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malar ma·lar (mā'lər, -lär')
adj.
Of or relating to the cheekbone or the cheek. n.
The cheekbone.

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