zygomatic process


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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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the ratio between two dimensions: A (breadth of the upper ramus of the zygomatic process of the maxilla) to B (breadth of the zygomatic arch).
The squamosal region is projected rostrally and forms the zygomatic process (Proc.
The anterior ligament extends from the tragus and the spine of the helix to the root of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
According to Tyndall and Matteson (1), ZACD is located posteriorly from the zygomaticotemporal suture in the zygomatic process of the temporal bone such as air-containing structures - external auditory meatus and mastoid cells.
To do this a reference point was taken 3 mm posterior of the anterior crest of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone, which gives access to the joint capsule; the capsule was penetrated by the needle immediately above this reference point and the MIA solution was injected slowly into the intra-articular region.
[12] The main trunk is most accessible where it crosses superficial to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone just anterior to the tragus.