os zygomaticum


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Noun1.os zygomaticum - the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheekos zygomaticum - 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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Each skull was photographed, and an accurate drawing of each skull from the left profile was taken with a dioptrograph with all details of the facial skeleton and of the brain case (maxilla, os nasale, contour of the eye socket, os zygomaticum, processus zygomaticus, all the sutures).
Os zygomaticum, height: The height of the cheekbone in relation to its width and the entire face: very small (1), small (2), medium (3), large (4), and very large (5).
Os zygomaticum, surface: Palpable differentiation: very smooth (1), fairly smooth (2), moderately smooth (3), uneven profile (4), and very profiled (5).