zygomatic bone definition by Webster's New World
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Anat. a bone of the zygomatic arch on either side of the face, forming the prominence of each cheek; cheekbone
zygomatic bone definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A small bone in vertebrates on each side of the face socket, forming the prominence of the cheek. Also called cheekbone, malar, malar bone.
zygomatic bone - Medical Definition
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.