noun zy·go·ma \zī-ˈgō-mə\
plural zy·go·ma·ta \-mə-tə\ also zy·go·mas

Definition of ZYGOMA

a :  zygomatic arch
b :  a slender bony process of the zygomatic arch

Origin of ZYGOMA

New Latin zygomat-, zygoma, from Greek zygōma, from zygoun to join, from zygon yoke
First Known Use: circa 1684


noun zy·go·ma \zī-ˈgō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural zy·go·ma·ta \-mət-ə\ also zy·go·mas

Medical Definition of ZYGOMA


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