malar bone


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

malar bone

[′mā·lər ‚bōn]
(anatomy)
References in periodicals archive ?
Adekeye et al published a review of 4 cases of Osteomyelitis of the jaws and reported the incidence of malar bone Osteomyelitis to be only 1.42%.6 A rare case of tuberculous osteomyelitis of the zygoma is reported in this article.
The swelling extended superiorly to the infraorbital region, inferiorly to the angle of the mouth, laterally to the malar bone, and medially to the ala of the left nostril, where it obliterated the left nasolabial fold.
4), malar bone posteriorly and the palatine bone below and behind; whereas in tiger it articulated with frontal, maxilla and palatine bones (Joshi), in camel with frontal, maxilla and zygomatic (Singh), in horse with nasal and palatine (Getty), in ox with nasal (Raghavan) and in dog with palatine bones in addition to frontal, maxilla and zygomatic (Miller et al.).