Definition of zygomatic arch in English:

zygomatic arch

Line breaks: zygo|mat¦ic arch

noun

Anatomy
  • The zygoma.
    More example sentences
    • The superficial temporal occasionally gives rise to the maxillary above the zygomatic arch, or to a tympanic artery.
    • Therefore, all bony structures of the face, including the malar eminences, orbital rims, zygomatic arches, mandible, and teeth, should be carefully inspected and palpated for irregularity or tenderness.
    • The ventral margin of the zygomatic arch is only slightly arched and lies dorsal to the toothrow.

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