Definition of Os zygomaticum

1. Noun. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.




Medical Definition of Os zygomaticum

1. A quadrilateral bone which forms the prominence of the cheek; it articulates with the frontal, sphenoid, temporal, and maxillary bone. Synonym: os zygomaticum, cheek bone, jugal bone, mala, malar bone, os malare, yoke bone, zygoma. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Os Zygomaticum

os suprasternale
os sylvii
os tarsi fibulare
os temporale
os tibiale posterius
os trapezium
os trapezoideum
os triangulare
os tribasilare
os trigonum
os triquetrum
os unguis
os uteri internum
os vesalianum
os zygomaticum (current term)
osage orange
osages
osakate
osanetant
osanne
osar
osarizawaite
osarsite
osazone
osazones
osbornite

Literary usage of Os zygomaticum

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1840)
"In the Ichthyosaurus the os zygomaticum is present as a separate bone, and resembles in ... The opposite end of the os zygomaticum abuts, as in the Bird and ..."

2. The Philosophical Transactions ... Abridged by Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, Andrew Reid, John Gray, John Eames, John Martyn (1749)
"... the Choana in two. x., The Articulation of the os zygomaticum with the Oí Occipitale, y, ... The Sinus for the Globe of the Eye. i, The os zygomaticum. ..."

3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1874)
"Wenzel Gruber lias prepared a Monograph on the Os ZYGOMATICUM ... 208, a supplementary memoir to that on the os zygomaticum ..."

4. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1840)
"In the Ichthyosaurus the os zygomaticum is present as a separate bone, and resembles in ... The opposite end of the os zygomaticum abuts, as in the Bird and ..."

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