of or relating to the cheek or zygomatic bone.
Also malar bone . zygomatic bone.
- in·ter·ma·lar, adjective
Other definitions for Mälar (2 of 2)
Lake, a lake in S Sweden, extending W from Stockholm. 440 sq. mi. (1,140 sq. km).
- Swedish Mä·lar·en [me-lah-ruhn]. /ˈmɛ lɑ rən/.
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How to use malar in a sentence
Be this as it may, the breadth in the malar portion of the face is a remarkable feature in the Kaffre physiognomy.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies | Robert Gordon Latham
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.
Jerdon, who has in some measure adopted these remarks, adds that the tail is more tufted, and the malar beard is well marked.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon | Robert A. Sterndale
British Dictionary definitions for malar
of or relating to the cheek or cheekbone
Also called: malar bone another name for zygomatic bone
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