zygoma

zygoma

/zɪˈɡəʊmə//zʌɪˈɡəʊmə/
noun
Anatomy
The bony arch of the cheek formed by connection of the zygomatic and temporal bones.

Origin
Late 17th century: from Greek zugōma, from zugon ‘yoke’.

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I will simply identify the zygoma as a face bone. Anything more might be deemed “cheeky”.

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