zygomatic process


zygomatic process

noun

Definition of ZYGOMATIC PROCESS

:  any of several bony processes that enter into or strengthen the zygomatic arch

First Known Use of ZYGOMATIC PROCESS

1741

zygomatic process

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ZYGOMATIC PROCESS

: any of several bony processes that articulate with the zygomatic bone: as a : a long slender process of the temporal bone helping to form the zygomatic arch b : a narrow process of the frontal bone articulating with the zygomatic bone c : a rough triangular eminence of the maxilla of the upper jaw articulating with the zygomatic bone

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