zygomatic arch


zygomatic arch

noun

Definition of ZYGOMATIC ARCH

:  the arch of bone that extends along the front or side of the skull beneath the orbit

First Known Use of ZYGOMATIC ARCH

1825

zygomatic arch

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ZYGOMATIC ARCH

: the arch of bone that extends along the front or side of the skull beneath the orbit and that is formed by the union of the temporal process of the zygomatic bone in front with the zygomatic process of the temporal bone behind

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