Zygoma meaning

zī-gōmə, zĭ-
The zygomatic bone.
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The zygomatic arch.
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The zygomatic process.
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The zygomatic bone.
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The zygomatic arch.
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The zygomatic process.
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(anatomy) The cheekbone.
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Origin of zygoma

  • New Latin zygōma zygōmat- from Greek zugōma bolt from zugoun to join yeug- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ζύγωμα (zugōma), from ζυγόν (zugon, “yoke")

    From Wiktionary