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zygoma

 [zi-go´mah]
3. a term sometimes applied to the zygomatic bone.

zy·go·mat·ic bone

[TA]
a quadrilateral bone that forms the prominence of the cheek, the lateral wall and margin of the orbit, and the anterior two thirds of the zygomatic arch; it articulates with the frontal, sphenoid, temporal, and maxillary bones.

zygoma

(zī-gō′mə, zĭ-)
n. pl. zygo·mata (-mə-tə) or zygo·mas
1. The zygomatic bone.
2. The zygomatic arch.
3. The zygomatic process.

zy′go·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk) adj.

zygoma

 
1. Zygomatic arch, see there.
2. Zygomatic bone, see there.
3. Zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

zy·go·mat·ic arch

(zī'gō-mat'ik ahrch) [TA]
The arch formed by the temporal process of the zygomatic bone as it joins the zygomatic process of the temporal bones.
Synonym(s): zygoma (2) .

zy·go·mat·ic bone

(zī'gō-mat'ik bōn) [TA]
A quadrilateral bone that forms the prominence of the cheek; it articulates with the frontal, sphenoid, temporal, and maxillary bones.
Synonym(s): os zygomaticum [TA] , jugal bone, mala (2) , malar bone, zygoma (1) .

zygoma

The cheek bone.

zy·go·mat·ic arch

(zī'gō-mat'ik ahrch) [TA]
Arch formed by temporal process of zygomatic bone that joins zygomatic process of temporal bone.
Synonym(s): arcus zygomaticus, cheek bone (2) , malar arch, zygoma (2) .

zy·go·mat·ic bone

(zī'gō-mat'ik bōn) [TA]
Quadrilateral bone that forms prominence of cheek, lateral wall and margin of orbit, and anterior two thirds of zygomatic arch; it articulates with the frontal, sphenoid, temporal, and maxillary bones.
Synonym(s): cheek bone (1) , mala (2) , malar bone, zygoma (1) .
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Day JD et al [5] has described that a line drawn from the zygoma root to the inion reliably located the rostro caudal level of transverse sinus in all their specimens.
[22] Subciliary incision is the approach used in our clinic in cases with fractures of the orbital floor, the zygoma, and the maxilla.
The implantation route terminated at the surface of the zygoma. We evaluated the following after the procedure: the width of the alveolar crest at the starting point, the location of the endpoint at the zygoma surface, and the completeness of the lateral orbit wall and the front wall of infratemporal fossa.
Large number of purple bruises had been identified around orbits, forehead, chest wall, and zygoma of the child.
After the replacement of hair hairy skin and superficial smooth tissue, the key surface structures (zygoma root, Henle's spine, mastoid tip) were evaluated on each specimens (Fig.
With smooth surfacing, due to zygoma excision and temporalis muscle coverage, LD mission to resurface the defect was achieved easily with improved final contouring.
Shuttleworth et al reported a case of orbital cellulitis in a 16-year-old girl after a zygoma fracture; they concluded that antibiotic prophylaxis is necessary in all cases to prevent infectious complications.
Usually mandibular lesions are truly monostotic, where maxillary lesions often involves adjacent bones like zygoma, sphenoid and occipital, hence forth they are not strictly monostotic but they fall into designation of craniofacial forms.1 The other subtypes of polystotic fibrous dysplasia are cafe-u-lait pigmented skin lesions with endocrinopathies which is called Jaffe Lichtenstein syndrome5 and McCune Albright syndrome.2,4 Accordingly our case was craniofacial type with no associated endocrinopathy.
Kelemen, "Pyocyaneous osteomyelitis of the temporal bone, madible, and zygoma," Laryngoscope, vol.
An oblique cut with a handsaw is then made through the bridge of the nose and zygoma to the pharynx.
There is also a facial scoliosis due to ipsilateral involvement of the nasal bone, zygoma and maxilla.
Dr Adrian McGoldrick, the Turf Club's chief medical officer, said yesterday: "Johnny went to St James's Hospital in Dublin this morning and the x-rays revealed he had a hairline fracture of the zygoma, which is the bone under his eye.