Zygomatic process



any of several bony processes that articulate with the cheekbone.
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In the horse, it articulates with the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Artistic Anatomy of Animals douard Cuyer

The arch formed by the malar bone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell

The zygomatic process is apt to be prominent, in keeping with the heaviness of the upper jaw.
Essays In Pastoral Medicine Austin Malley

The posterior margin of the zygomatic process is concave, rather than convex as in bidens.
The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae Frederick True

The distal end of the zygomatic process is much more incurved.
The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae Frederick True

noun
a slender bony process of the temporal bone that forms part of the zygomatic arch

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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