malar bone


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malar bone

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malar bone - the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheekmalar 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
Translations

ma·lar bone

n. pómulo, hueso en ambos lados de la cara.
References in periodicals archive ?
Adekeye et al published a review of 4 cases of Osteomyelitis of the jaws and reported the incidence of malar bone Osteomyelitis to be only 1.
The swelling extended superiorly to the infraorbital region, inferiorly to the angle of the mouth, laterally to the malar bone, and medially to the ala of the left nostril, where it obliterated the left nasolabial fold.
Maxillary hyperplasia of bone marrow was reponsible for prominence of malar bones.