Medical Dictionary

zygomatic arch


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

Illustration of ZYGOMATIC ARCH


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