[ UK /za‍ɪɡˈə‍ʊmɐ/ ]
  1. the slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone
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  • Another method of defining the Sylvian point is to divide the distance between the nasion and inion into four equal parts; from the junction of the third and fourth parts (reckoning from the front) draw a line to the frontozygomatic suture; from the junction of the first and second parts a line to the auricular point. XII. Surface Anatomy and Surface Markings. 2. Surface Markings of Special Regions of the Head and Neck
  • Here there are superior and inferior foramina which isolate two arches, of which the inferior is the zygomatic. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society
  • You could see the compensation in the heavier malar bone and much more developed zygoma. The Hunger
  • The SMAS is elevated basically in the direction from the angle of the mandible to the middle of the zygoma, and this is sutured and suspended along its entire length.
  • The anterior epitympanum dissection extends as far as the root of the zygoma and is made continuous with a wide anterior canal wall enlargement.
  • —The zygomatic bone is generally described as ossifying from three centers—one for the malar and two for the orbital portion; these appear about the eighth week and fuse about the fifth month of fetal life. II. Osteology. 5b. 4. The Zygomatic Bone
  • The temporal artery, as it ascends over the root of the zygoma, may be compressed effectually against this bony point. Surgical Anatomy
  • —The squama and the zygomatic processes are very thick, consisting of diploic tissue contained between two compact laminæ; the diploic tissue is absent in the regions occupied by the frontal air sinuses. II. Osteology. 5a. 3. The Frontal Bone
  • Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of the rigid internal fixation of zygomatic arch fracture by the upper zygomatic arch incision with the mini-plate.
  • Objective To choose several variables as the indices for prominent zygomatic complex.
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