Definition of zygomatic process in English:

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zygomatic process

noun

Anatomy
A projection of the temporal bone that forms part of the zygoma.
Example sentences
  • In some cases, the zygomatic process of the temporal bone is absent.
  • The maxilla may be directly joined to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone by a dorsal extension of the zygomatic process of the maxilla.
  • The frontal sinuses may be absent, small, or remarkably large, extending through orbital bones, zygomatic processes, and into the squamae.

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Syllabification: zy·go·mat·ic proc·ess

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