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zygoma

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noun zy·go·ma \zī-ˈgō-mə\

Definition of zygoma

plural zy·go·ma·taplay play \-mə-tə\ also zy·go·mas

  1. 1 a :  zygomatic arch b :  a slender bony process of the zygomatic arch

  2. 2 :  zygomatic bone



Origin of zygoma

New Latin zygomat-, zygoma, from Greek zygōma, from zygoun to join, from zygon yoke


First Known Use: circa 1684


Medical Dictionary

zygoma

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noun zy·go·ma \zī-ˈgō-mə\

Medical Definition of zygoma

plural zy·go·ma·ta \-mət-ə\play also zy·go·mas




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