zygomatic bonezygomatic bone
Anat. a bone of the zygomatic arch on either side of the face, forming the prominence of each cheek; cheekbone
A small bone in vertebrates on each side of the face below the eye socket, forming the prominence of the cheek. Also called cheekbone . Also called malar . Also called malar bone .
(plural zygomatic bones)
- The cheekbone.