zygomatic bone


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zygomatic bone

n.
A small bone in vertebrates on each side of the face below the eye socket, forming the prominence of the cheek. Also called cheekbone, malar, malar bone.

zygomatic bone

n
(Anatomy) either of two bones, one on each side of the skull, that form part of the side wall of the eye socket and part of the zygomatic arch; cheekbone. Also called: malar or malar bone

zy′gomat′ic bone′


n.
a bone on each side of the face below the eye, forming the prominence of the cheek; cheekbone.
[1700–10]

zygomatic bone

The cheekbone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zygomatic bone - the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheekzygomatic bone - 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
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9) Proposed contraindications to an endonasal approach to the management of maxillary mucoceles include (1) a far laterally located mucocele, (2) revision surgery with severe scar formation after a Caldwell-Luc procedure, (3) a mucocele location within the zygomatic bone, (4) the presence of a cutaneous fistula that needs to be excised, and (5) a malignancy as the cause of the mucocele.
13] A case was presented, where a coin shaped magnet was used for retaining a facial prosthesis combined with complete dentures in a patient who had undergone the removal of left maxilla, the palatine bone, a part of the zygomatic bone and the complete left orbit.
11 were Lefort I, 21 Lefort II, 19 Lefort III, 34 Zygomatic Bone Complex and 8 were Naso-ethmoid.
Point A was located where the upper edge of the zygomatic arch (UEZA) joins anteriorly to the frontal process of the zygomatic bone (FPZ), and point B was located where the UEZA blends posteriorly into the supramastoid crest (SMC).
Some elephants drop their head hard at the time of sleeping and if the floor is hard, it hits against the zygomatic bone which is lower boundary of temporal region, leading to bursitis.
After fiberoptic intubation, surgical exploration was done using Weber Furgoson's incision with left infraorbital extension along with osteoplatic flap of left zygomatic bone.
The classic sinus window technique consists of exposing the frontolateral face of the zygomatic bone and creating a 10- X 5-mm window in the sinus to visualize the implant trajectory.
The subfascial dissection in done in the temporal muscle beginning 1 cm above the upper edge of the zygomatic bone and running parallel to this bone.
The conventional method for this procedure is the lateral approach, which gains surgical access through the zygomatic bone bordering the maxillary sinus cavity.
paca, the morphology of the zygomatic bone was classified into four stages, each one corresponding to one age category: the first stage including young animals with thin and smooth zygomatic bones (Fig.
Fractures of the mandible and zygomatic bone were more prevalent beginning at 13 years of age (Table 3).