zygomatic process


noun Anatomy.

any of several bony processes that articulate with the cheekbone.

Origin of zygomatic process

First recorded in 1735–45
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British Dictionary definitions for zygomatic process

zygomatic process

noun

a slender bony process of the temporal bone that forms part of the zygomatic arch
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Medicine definitions for zygomatic process

zygomatic process

n.

Any of three processes that articulate with the zygomatic bone, especially the process from the temporal bone that articulates to form the zygomatic arch.
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