Definition of Zygomatic arch

1. Noun. The slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

Exact synonyms: Arcus Zygomaticus, Zygoma
Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Group relationships: Cheekbone, Jugal Bone, Malar, Malar Bone, Os Zygomaticum, Zygomatic, Zygomatic Bone
Derivative terms: Zygomatic

Definition of Zygomatic arch

1. Noun. (anatomy) An arch formed by the zygomatic process of temporal bone and the temporal process of the zygomatic bone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Zygomatic arch

1. The arch formed by the temporal process of the zygomatic bone that joins the zygomatic process of the temporal bone. Synonym: arcus zygomaticus, cheek bone, malar arch, zygoma. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Zygomatic Arch

zygodactyle
zygodactyles
zygodactyli
zygodactylic
zygodactylous
zygodactyls
zygodactylæ
zygodont
zygogenesis
zygoid
zygolith
zygoma
zygomas
zygomata
zygomatic
zygomatic arch (current term)
zygomatic arches
zygomatic bone
zygomatic bones
zygomatic border of greater wing of sphenoid bone
zygomatic branch of facial nerve
zygomatic diameter
zygomatic fossa
zygomatic process
zygomatici
zygomaticofacial
zygomaticofrontal
zygomaticosphenoid
zygomaticotemporal
zygomatics

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