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zygomatic bone Syllabification: zy·go·mat·ic bone
Pronunciation: /ˌzīɡəˈmadik bōn/

Definition of zygomatic bone in English:


The bone that forms the prominent part of the cheek and the outer side of the eye socket.
Example sentences
  • An enlarged hamulus may articulate with the maxillary process of the zygomatic bone.
  • The most effective but extremely painful procedure is said to be facial bone contouring, which literally sculpts and trims the zygomatic bone to create a thinner face.
  • The infraorbital canal may be shifted laterally as far as the suture between the maxilla and zygomatic bones.
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