zygomatic region

zy·go·mat·ic re·gion

[TA]
the region of the face outlined by the zygomatic bone; the prominence above the cheek.
Synonym(s): regio zygomatica [TA]
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zy·go·mat·ic re·gion

(zīgō-matik rējŏn) [TA]
Area of the face outlined by zygomatic bone; prominence above the cheek.
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Assessing mechanical function of the zygomatic region in macaques: validation and sensitivity testing of finite element models.
A periorbital fracture may be considered in zygomatic region fractures.
Edema, ecchymosis, and hemorrhage (oozing from the nostrils through nasal packs) were graded as follows: 0 = absent; 1 = mild (restricted to zygomatic region); 2 = moderate (extending slightly beyond zygomatic region); 3 = severe (extended edema and "raccoon eyes").
The greatest deformation could be described as a contraction in the zygomatic region (ie, a bilateral compression in the horizontal plane at zygomatic point) and of dental level (i.e., a bilateral compression in the horizontal plane at molar intercuspidation bilaterally).
The little differentiation that is present in these subspecies is centered on the narrower and slightly shorter pre-maxilla, the narrower palate and zygomatic region.
Kumar, "Wooden foreign body embedded in the zygomatic region for 2 years," Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, vol.
In this study, other part of the face in fractures was mid-face and zygomatic region.
During examination, a defect, consistent with a 5 x 5 mm bullet inlet, was seen in the left zygomatic region as an extracranial finding.
(12) In this case report a 29 year old male patient was treated for antibioma on the right maxillary right Zygomatic region by various practitioners for a period of 2 months.
The swelling extended superiorly till the vertex and inferiorly upto the temporal and zygomatic region.
Orthopantamograph (OPG) showed radiolucency in 17,18 region destroying the tuberosity and zygomatic region with soft tissue shadow [Fig 2].