Definition of zygomatic bone in English:

zygomatic bone


  • The bone that forms the prominent part of the cheek and the outer side of the eye socket.

    • ‘The infraorbital canal may be shifted laterally as far as the suture between the maxilla and zygomatic bones.’
    • ‘An enlarged hamulus may articulate with the maxillary process of the zygomatic bone.’
    • ‘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