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Zygomaticofacial foramen

zygomaticofacial foramen

zygomaticofacial foramen zy·go·mat·i·co·fa·cial foramen (zī’gə-māt’ĭ-kō-fā’shəl)
The opening on the lateral surface of the zygomatic bone, transmitting the zygomaticofacial nerve.


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