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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Two years after tumor resection, two dental implants in the anterior maxillary region and one zygomatic implant into the right side zygomatic bone were placed.
3) were complete, oval and placed rostro-laterally formed by the frontal, lacrimal and zygomatic bones; the highest contribution in the formation of the bony orbit was by the frontals followed by the zygomatic and the lacrimal, which was similar to the findings in Kagani goat (Sharma); whereas the orbits were elliptical ovoid and orbital margin were incomplete in tiger (Taluja et al, 2000).
All five crania exhibited features characteristic of European populations, including the presence of a nasal sill, receding zygomatic bones, a long, narrow face, and a narrow nasal aperture (Bass, 1987:83, 87; Ubelaker, 1989:119).