zygoma

noun
zy·​go·​ma | \ zī-ˈgō-mə \
plural zygomata\ zī-​ˈgō-​mə-​tə \ also zygomas

Definition of zygoma

b : a slender bony process of the zygomatic arch

First Known Use of zygoma

circa 1684, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for zygoma

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

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The first known use of zygoma was circa 1684

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zygoma

noun
zy·​go·​ma | \ zī-ˈgō-mə \
plural zygomata\ -​mət-​ə \ also zygomas

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