Definition of zygomatic bone in English:

zygomatic bone

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  • The bone that forms the prominent part of the cheek and the outer side of the eye socket.
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    • 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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