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zygomaticotemporal

adjective zy·go·mat·i·co·tem·po·ral \ -ˈtem-p(ə-)rəl \

medical Definition of zygomaticotemporal

1 : of, relating to, or uniting the zygomatic arch and the temporal bone
  • the zygomaticotemporal suture
2 a : of, relating to, or being the branch of the zygomatic nerve that supplies the skin of the anterior temporal region
  • the zygomatic nerve divides into zygomaticotemporal and zygomaticofacial branches
b : of, relating to, or being a foramen in the zygomatic bone that gives passage to the zygomaticotemporal branch of the zygomatic nerve

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