zygomatic bone


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zygomatic bone

n.
A small bone in vertebrates on each side of the face below the eye socket, forming the prominence of the cheek. Also called cheekbone, malar, malar bone.
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zygomatic bone

n
(Anatomy) either of two bones, one on each side of the skull, that form part of the side wall of the eye socket and part of the zygomatic arch; cheekbone. Also called: malar or malar bone
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zy′gomat′ic bone′


n.
a bone on each side of the face below the eye, forming the prominence of the cheek; cheekbone.
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zygomatic bone

The cheekbone.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zygomatic bone - the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheekzygomatic 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
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There was a mediolateral expansion from the lateral wall of the nasal cavity to the arch of the zygomatic bone, and a superoinferior expansion from the infraorbital rim to the upper lip.
Chapter 3 -- Global Facial Bone Contouring Market Analysis 2013--2018 and Forecast 2019--2026, By Surgery Type Based on the Surgery type, the Facial bone contouring market is segmented into Zygomatic bone surgery, Mentoplasty & Genioplasty, Rhinoplasty and Maxilla & Mandible surgery.
Zygomatic bone is the most prominent part of the facial skeleton, and can cause significant esthetic disfigurement as a result of trauma and subsequent fractures.
Hyperplasia caused the zygomatic arch and the zygomatic bone on the right side to expand and become thinner (Figures 1 to 5).
Unlike PAT, these lesions incite symptoms like facial asymmetry, pain and edema over the zygomatic bone. PAT has been found to be potential pathway for the spread of pathological processes and infection.
The skin incision [8] started from the level of the zygomatic bone in its preauricular limb curving down to go behind the ear lobule and then curving down over the sternocleidomastoid muscle to reach the upper crease of neck.
Two years after tumor resection, two dental implants in the anterior maxillary region and one zygomatic implant into the right side zygomatic bone were placed.
On radiological examination, CT scan showed 25 x 27 mm round well-defined smooth-outlined homogenously enhancing space-occupying mass arising from the zygomatic bone at the inferotemporal periorbital area of right orbit with bone erosion.
[3] reported another modified MS procedure in which osteotomy is performed on the anterior wall of the maxilla and zygomatic bone. In our case, however, this was unsuitable because the palate tumor could not be resected without sacrificing the alveolar bone.
(9) Proposed contraindications to an endonasal approach to the management of maxillary mucoceles include (1) a far laterally located mucocele, (2) revision surgery with severe scar formation after a Caldwell-Luc procedure, (3) a mucocele location within the zygomatic bone, (4) the presence of a cutaneous fistula that needs to be excised, and (5) a malignancy as the cause of the mucocele.
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