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Noun, plural zygomas or zygomata

1. The slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone. (

2. Generally refers to the zygomatic bone, a bone of the human skull commonly referred to as the cheekbone or malar bone. (

3. May also refer to the zygomatic arch or the zygomatic process.

Word origin: From Latin zygomaticus, from Greek zygoma.

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