zygomatic fossa

zygomatic fossa
f. infratemporalis.

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  • zygomatic fossa — noun The lower part of the fossa bridged over by the zygomatic arch • • • Main Entry: ↑zygoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zygomatic fossa — The Zygomatic Fossa is an irregularly shaped cavity, situated below and on the inner side of the zygoma; bounded, in front, by the zygomatic surface of the superior maxillary bone and the ridge which descends from its malar process; behind, by… …   Wikipedia

  • Zygomatic bone — Bone: Zygomatic bone Left zygomatic bone in situ …   Wikipedia

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  • fossa — A depression usually more or less longitudinal in shape below the level of the surface of a part. [L. a trench or ditch] acetabular f. [TA] a depressed area in the floor of the acetabulum superior to the …   Medical dictionary

  • Zygomatic nerve — Nerve: Zygomatic nerve Distribution of the maxillary and mandibular nerves, and the submaxillary ganglion. (Zygomatic nerve is second from top.) …   Wikipedia

  • Zygomatic arch — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = arcus zygomaticus GraySubject = 46 GrayPage = 183 Caption = Side view of the skull. Caption2 = Articulation of the mandible. Lateral aspect. Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName =… …   Wikipedia

  • fossa infratemporalis — [TA] infratemporal fossa: the area on the side of the cranium limited superiorly by the infratemporal crest, posteriorly by the mandibular fossa, anteriorly by the infratemporal surface of the maxilla, and laterally by the zygomatic arch and part …   Medical dictionary

  • fossa mandibularis — [TA] mandibular fossa: a prominent depression in the inferior surface of the squamous part of the temporal bone at the base of the zygomatic process, in which the condyloid process of the mandible rests. Called also glenoid f. of temporal bone.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Orbital process of the zygomatic bone — Bone: Orbital process of the zygomatic bone Left zygomatic bone. Malar surface. (Orbital proc. visible at upper left.) Latin facies orbitalis ossis zygomatici Gray s …   Wikipedia

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