Nor is the malar bone a guide, for this might easily be mistaken for the tuberosity of the ischium, or even for the shoulder.
In the ox and the sheep, it articulates with a process of the malar bone.
As in that animal, the malar bone is bifid posteriorly, and between the bifurcation is embraced the process of the squamosal.
The malar bone, and the os unguis or lachrymal, are more or less developed according to the species considered.
When a separate antorbital vacuity exists, it is bordered by the maxillary bone in front, and by the malar bone behind.
The lower arch includes the malar bone, which is in front in the single arch of mammals.
In Dimorphodon the malar bone is entirely removed from the quadrate, but in Pterodactylus it meets its articular end.
The malar bone is small, and, as in Rodents, forms the middle part of the zygoma.
The arch formed by the malar bone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
malar bone n.
See zygomatic bone.
malar ma·lar (mā'lər, -lär')
Of or relating to the cheekbone or the cheek. n.
zygomatic bone n.
A quadrilateral bone that forms the cheek prominence and articulates with the frontal, sphenoid, temporal, and maxillary bones. Also called cheekbone, jugal bone, malar bone, zygoma.