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zygomatic arch

Syllabification: zy·go·mat·ic arch

Definition of zygomatic arch in English:

noun

Anatomy
The zygoma.
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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