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 (mā′lər, -lär′)
Of or relating to the zygomatic bone or the cheek.

[New Latin mālāris, from Latin māla, cheekbone.]


(Anatomy) of or relating to the cheek or cheekbone
(Anatomy) Also called: malar bone another name for zygomatic bone
[C18: from New Latin mālāris, from Latin māla jaw]


(ˈmeɪ lər)

1. of or pertaining to the cheek or zygomatic bone.
2. Also called ma′lar bone`. zygomatic bone.
[1775–85; < New Latin mālāris of, pertaining to the cheek]


(ˈmeɪ lər, -lɑr)

Lake, a lake in S Sweden, extending W from Stockholm. 440 sq. mi. (1140 sq. km). Swedish, Mä•lar•en (ˈmɛ lɑ rən)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malar - the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheekmalar - the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
jugal point, jugale - the craniometric point at the union of the frontal and temporal processes of the zygomatic bone
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
arcus zygomaticus, zygoma, zygomatic arch - the slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone
skull - the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
zygomatic process - a slender process of the temporal bone that strengthens the zygomatic arch


a. malar, rel. a la mejilla o a los pómulos.
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