zygomatic process

noun

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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zygomatic%20process. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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zygomatic process

noun

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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