Adjective "zygomatic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌzʌɪɡə(ʊ)ˈmatɪk//ˌzɪɡə(ʊ)ˈmatɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The more posterior parts of the zygomatic arch are not preserved, and the presence of zygomatic ridges cannot be determined from the evidence at hand.'
  2. 'He showed that the zygomatic major muscle, which runs from the cheek bone down to the lip corners, pulls those lip corners upwards into a smiling shape.'

Definitions

1. of, relating to, or situated near the zygoma. noun

2. zygomatic bone.

More examples(as adjective)

"arches can be zygomatic."