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zygomatic process

n.
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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zygomatic process

n
(Anatomy) a slender bony process of the temporal bone that forms part of the zygomatic arch
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zygomat′ic proc`ess


n.
any of several bony processes that articulate with the cheekbone.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zygomatic process - a slender process of the temporal bone that strengthens the zygomatic archzygomatic process - a slender process of the temporal bone that strengthens the zygomatic arch
cheekbone, jugal bone, malar, malar bone, os zygomaticum, zygomatic, zygomatic bone - the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
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(from line joining most inferior points of borders of bony orbits to line joining inferior margins of images of zygomatic processes divided by point from zygomatic process to alveolar crest in maxillary first molar regions) in dentulous maxilla.
To measure 'x': from line joining most inferior points of borders of bony orbits to line joining inferior margins of images of zygomatic processes. To measure 'y': point from zygomatic process to alveolar crest in maxillary first molar regions) in dentulous maxilla.
Included are most of the dorsal elements, the lateral elements excluding the zygomatic processes, the occiput, and the caudal half of the basioccipital (Figs.