zygomatic bone

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zygomatic bone

[¦zī·gə¦mad·ik ′bōn]
(anatomy)
A bone of the side of the face below the eye; forms part of the zygomatic arch and part of the orbit in mammals. Also known as malar bone.
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He suffered a fractured cheek bone and eye socket following being ejected from the bar.
As well as the fractured cheek bone, Mr Bird suffered bruising and soft tissue damage during his ordeal.
Once the underlying muscle and tissue has been elevated to "lift" the cheek area, the new ENDOTINE Mid Face is placed to capture and elevate the cheek, securing it into the bone and holding it in position until the soft tissue re-adheres to the cheek bone entirely.
Ludik, fit and available again after breaking a cheek bone in a 30-25 loss to Connacht seven weeks ago, is relishing the opportunity to be part of the revival.
She suffered multiple injuries, including a broken collar bone, fractured cheek bone and ligament damage to her right leg, which needed re-constructive surgery.
A MAN was taken to hospital after suffering a fractured cheek bone and eye socket following an attack in a city bar.
A MAN had his cheek bone fractured in an early-morning unprovoked attack.
When the man came round, he discovered that had sustained a broken cheek bone, two black eyes and bruising to his throat and arm.
Timothy Paul Davies had a small clot to the surface of the brain and other injuries, including a fractured cheek bone.
He suffered two fractured eye sockets, a broken nose, a fractured cheek bone, four cracked ribs, cuts to his face and internal injuries, and had a bag stolen containing a laptop and money.
The off-duty trainee policeman suffered multiple fractures to his skull, a fractured eye socket and a fractured cheek bone.
There is the possibility of using a cheek bone implant, but there is a slightly higher risk of the body rejecting this.