zygomatic

adjective

zy·​go·​mat·​ic ˌzī-gə-ˈma-tik How to pronounce zygomatic (audio)
: of, relating to, constituting, or situated in the region of the zygomatic bone or zygomatic arch

Examples of zygomatic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The right zygomatic fracture of the Marburg mummy. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 22 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of zygomatic was in 1709

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“Zygomatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zygomatic. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

zygomatic

1 of 2 adjective
zy·​go·​mat·​ic ˌzī-gə-ˈmat-ik How to pronounce zygomatic (audio)
: of, relating to, constituting, or situated in the region of the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic arch
a zygomatic reconstruction involving multiple bone grafts

zygomatic

2 of 2 noun
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