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The bone that forms the prominent part of the cheek and the outer side of the eye socket.
- ‘An enlarged hamulus may articulate with the maxillary process of the zygomatic bone.’
- ‘The infraorbital canal may be shifted laterally as far as the suture between the maxilla and zygomatic bones.’
- ‘The zygomatic bone may or may not, with equal frequency, participate in forming the inferior orbital fissure.’
- ‘The most effective but extremely painful procedure is said to be facial bone contouring, which literally sculpts and trims the zygomatic bone to create a thinner face.’
zygomatic bone/ˌzīɡəˈmadik bōn/
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