arcus zygomaticus


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Noun1.arcus zygomaticus - the slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bonearcus zygomaticus - the slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
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
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The pterion lie 4.0cm above the arcus zygomaticus and 3.5 cm behind the sutura Frontozygomatica, this is in agreement with the present study where the distance from the arcus zygomaticus ranges from 3.0 cm to 4.45 cm and the distance from the sutura frontozygomatica ranges from 2.2 cm to 4.3 cm.