zygomatic archzygomatic arch
Anat. a bony arch on either side of the face just below the eye in many vertebrates, consisting of a zygomatic bone having a process that fuses with the zygomatic process of the temporal bone
The bony arch in vertebrates that extends along the side or front of the skull beneath the eye socket and that is formed by the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
(plural zygomatic arches)
- (anatomy) An arch formed by the zygomatic process of temporal bone and the temporal process of the zygomatic bone.