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(Anatomy) of or relating to the zygomatic bone
(Anatomy) Also called: jugal bone another name for zygomatic bone
[C16: from Latin jugālis of a yoke, from jugum a yoke]


(ˈdʒu gəl)

of or pertaining to the cheek or the cheekbone.
[1590–1600; < Latin jugālis=jug(um) yoke + -ālis -al1]
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In Geococcyx (Figure 14), this extremity is broader and thicker, and in contact with the jugal arch.
velox (Figures 5, 8, 9), the processus squamosalis (PrSq, Figures 5-9) extends between one half and one third of the distance between its origin in the skull and the jugal arch.
geoffroyi (Figure 8): it varies in length from one fifth to one sixth of the distance between its origin in the cranium and the jugal arch.