Cheekbone



[cheek-bohn] /ˈtʃikˌboʊn/

noun
1.
the zygomatic bone.
2.
the part of that bone below the eye forming the prominence of the cheek.
3.
the area of the cheek overlying this bone.
/ˈtʃiːkˌbəʊn/
noun
1.
the nontechnical name for zygomatic bone related adjective malar

cheekbone cheek·bone (chēk’bōn’)
n.
See zygomatic bone.

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