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n. pl. zy·go·ma·ta (-mə-tə) or zy·go·mas
1. The zygomatic bone.
2. The zygomatic arch.
3. The zygomatic process.
[New Latin zygōma, zygōmat-, from Greek zugōma, bolt, from zugoun, to join; see yeug- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
zy′go·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk) adj.
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the zygoma
2. (Zoology) of or relating to the zygoma
zy•go•mat•ic(ˌzaɪ gəˈmæt ɪk, ˌzɪg ə-)
1. of, pertaining to, or situated near the zygoma.n.
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|Noun||1.||zygomatic - 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
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
|Adj.||1.||zygomatic - of or relating to the cheek region of the face|
a. cigomático-a, rel. al cigoto;
___ arch → arco ___;
___ bone → hueso ___;
___ egg → óvulo ___.