zygomatic

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Etymology[edit]

From French zygomatique, from Ancient Greek ζύγωμα (zúgōma, zygoma).

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Adjective[edit]

zygomatic (comparative more zygomatic, superlative most zygomatic)

  1. Of, relating to, or located in the area of the zygoma.
    • 1970, JG Ballard, The Atrocity Exhibition:
      They show (1) the left orbit and zygomatic arch of President Kennedy magnified from Zapruder frame 230

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Noun[edit]

zygomatic (plural zygomatics)

  1. (anatomy) The cheekbone