zygoma

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noun zy·go·ma \zī-ˈgō-mə\

Definition of zygoma

plural

zygomata

play \zī-ˈgō-mə-tə\ also

zygomas

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

  2. 2 :  zygomatic bone

Origin and Etymology 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

zygomata

\-mət-ə\play also

zygomas


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