zygomaticofacial foramen

[ zī′gə-măt′ĭ-kō-fāshəl ]

n.

The opening on the lateral surface of the zygomatic bone, transmitting the zygomaticofacial nerve.

Nearby words

  1. zygomatic process of frontal bone,
  2. zygomatic process of maxilla,
  3. zygomatic process of temporal bone,
  4. zygomatico-orbital artery,
  5. zygomatico-orbital foramen,
  6. zygomaticomaxillary suture,
  7. zygomaticotemporal foramen,
  8. zygomaxillare,
  9. zygomorphic,
  10. zygomycete


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