zygomata


zygomata
zy·go·ma || zaɪ'gəʊmə /zɪ- n. cheekbone, zygomatic bone; bony arch of the skull located below the orbit of the skull, zygomatic arch (Anatomy)

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  • Zygoma — Zy|go|ma 〈n.; s, ma|ta〉 = Jochbogen (2) [grch.; zu zygoun „verbinden“; zu zygon „Joch“] * * * Zy|go|ma [auch: t̮sy:goma], das; s, Zygomata [griech. zýgōma, zu: zygón = Joch] (Anat.): ↑ Jochbogen (1). * * * …   Universal-Lexikon

  • zygoma — noun (plural zygomata; also mas) Etymology: New Latin zygomat , zygoma, from Greek zygōma, from zygoun to join, from zygon yoke Date: circa 1684 1. a. zygomatic arch b. a slender bony process of the zygomatic arch 2. zygomatic bone …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • zygoma — /zuy goh meuh, zi /, n., pl. zygomata / meuh teuh/. Anat. 1. See zygomatic arch. 2. the zygomatic process of the temporal bone. 3. See zygomatic bone. [1675 85; < NL zygoma < Gk zýgoma bolt, bar, equiv. to zygo , var. s. of zygoûn …   Universalium

  • zygoma — (n.) pl. zygomata, 1680s, Modern Latin, from Gk. zygoma, from zygon yoke (see JUGULAR (Cf. jugular)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • zygoma — [zʌɪ gəʊmə, zɪg ] noun (plural zygomata tə) Anatomy the bony arch of the cheek formed by connection of the zygomatic and temporal bones. Derivatives zygomatic adjective Origin C17: from Gk zugōma, from zugon yoke …   English new terms dictionary

  • zygoma — /zaɪˈgoʊmə/ (say zuy gohmuh), /zɪ / (say zi ) noun (plural zygomata /zaɪˈgoʊmətə/ (say zuy gohmuhtuh), /zɪ / (say zi ) or zygomas) 1. the bony arch below the orbit of the skull, which is formed by the maxillary, jugal, and temporal bones. 2. Also …   Australian English dictionary

  • zygoma — [zī gō′mə] n. pl. zygomata [zī gō′mə tə, zi gō′mə tə] or zygomas [ModL < Gr zygōma < zygoun, to yoke < zygon,YOKE] Anat. 1. ZYGOMATIC ARCH 2. ZYGOMATIC BONE 3. ZYGOMATIC PROCESS zygom …   English World dictionary

  • zygoma — n. (pl. zygomata) the bony arch of the cheek formed by connection of the zygomatic and temporal bones. Etymology: Gk zugoma atos f. zugon yoke …   Useful english dictionary


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