zygomatic process

noun Anatomy.
any of several bony processes that articulate with the cheekbone.


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zygomatic process
a slender bony process of the temporal bone that forms part of the zygomatic arch

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zygomatic process n.
Any of three processes that articulate with the zygomatic bone, especially the process from the temporal bone that articulates to form the zygomatic arch.

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Example sentences
The temporal root of the zygomatic process is smaller on the left side then the right.
The part of the squama which forms the fossa lies at first below the level of the zygomatic process.
Its base is formed by the lateral wall of the nasal cavity, and its apex extends into the zygomatic process.
Projecting from the lower part of the squama is a long, arched process, the zygomatic process.
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