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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) .