zygomatic process


Definition of zygomatic process 

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

First Known Use of zygomatic process

1741, in the meaning defined above

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zygomatic process


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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