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zygomatic bone

noun, Anatomy
1.
a bone on each side of the face below the eye, forming the prominence of the cheek; cheekbone.
Also called malar, malar bone.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10
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British Dictionary definitions for zygomatic-bone

zygomatic bone

noun
1.
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 Also called malar, malar bone
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zygomatic-bone in Medicine

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.

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