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zygomatic arch

noun, Anatomy
1.
the bony arch at the outer border of the eye socket, formed by the union of the cheekbone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Origin of zygomatic arch
1815-1825
1815-25
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zygomatic arch

noun
1.
the slender arch of bone that forms a bridge between the cheekbone and the temporal bone on each side of the skull of mammals Also called zygoma
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zygomatic arch in Medicine

zygomatic arch n.
The arch formed by the temporal process of the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone. Also called zygoma.

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