|1.||of or relating to the cheek or cheekbone|
|2.||another name for zygomatic bone Also called: malar bone|
|[C18: from New Latin mālāris, from Latin māla jaw]|
|malar, Also called: malar bone 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; cheekbone|
malar ma·lar (mā'lər, -lär')
Of or relating to the cheekbone or the cheek. n.
zygomatic bone n.
A quadrilateral bone that forms the cheek prominence and articulates with the frontal, sphenoid, temporal, and maxillary bones. Also called cheekbone, jugal bone, malar bone, zygoma.