The expanded anterior end of the malar is rhomboidal in form, with an external free margin 11 mm.
In the ox and the sheep, it articulates with a process of the malar bone.
And in the malar Lake the bays correspond 50 to the capes in Seeland.
The malar bone, and the os unguis or lachrymal, are more or less developed according to the species considered.
The handle of the needle is tilted against the cartilaginous septum, while the point is directed towards the malar eminence.
The lower arch includes the malar bone, which is in front in the single arch of mammals.
Be this as it may, the breadth in the malar portion of the face is a remarkable feature in the Kaffre physiognomy.
In Dimorphodon the malar bone is entirely removed from the quadrate, but in Pterodactylus it meets its articular end.
Nor is the malar bone a guide, for this might easily be mistaken for the tuberosity of the ischium, or even for the shoulder.
The malar always extends back to form part of the glenoid cavity.
malar ma·lar (mā'lər, -lär')
Of or relating to the cheekbone or the cheek. n.