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malar

[mey-ler] /ˈmeɪ lər/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the cheek or zygomatic bone.
noun
2.
Also, malar bone. zygomatic bone.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; < Neo-Latin mālāris of, pertaining to the cheek, equivalent to Latin māl(a) cheek, jaw (see maxilla) + -āris -ar1
Related forms
intermalar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for intermalar

malar

/ˈmeɪlə/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the cheek or cheekbone
noun
2.
Also called malar bone another name for zygomatic bone
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin mālāris, from Latin māla jaw
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intermalar in Medicine

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

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