Definition of Zygoma

1. Noun. The slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

Exact synonyms: Arcus Zygomaticus, Zygomatic Arch
Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Group relationships: Cheekbone, Jugal Bone, Malar, Malar Bone, Os Zygomaticum, Zygomatic, Zygomatic Bone
Derivative terms: Zygomatic



Definition of Zygoma

1. n. The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.

2. n. The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.

Definition of Zygoma

1. Noun. (anatomy) The cheekbone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Zygoma

1. the cheekbone [n -MAS or -MATA] - See also: cheekbone

Medical Definition of Zygoma

1. The jugal, malar, or cheek bone. The zygomatic process of the temporal bone or the whole zygomatic arch. Origin: NL, fr. Gr, fr. To yoke, a yoke. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Zygoma

zygobranchiate
zygodactyl
zygodactyl foot
zygodactylae
zygodactyle
zygodactyles
zygodactyli
zygodactylic
zygodactylous
zygodactyls
zygodactylæ
zygodont
zygogenesis
zygoid
zygolith
zygoma (current term)
zygomas
zygomata
zygomatic
zygomatic arch
zygomatic arches
zygomatic bone
zygomatic bones
zygomatic border of greater wing of sphenoid bone
zygomatic branch of facial nerve
zygomatic diameter
zygomatic fossa
zygomatic process
zygomatici
zygomaticofacial

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