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zygomatic process


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of three bony processes that articulate with the zygomatic bone, especially the process from the temporal bone that articulates to form the zygomatic arch.

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  • noun anatomy A protrusion from the rest of the skull, most of it belonging to the zygomatic bone, but also contributed to by the frontal bone, maxilla and temporal bone.

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  • noun a slender process of the temporal bone that strengthens the zygomatic arch


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