zygomaticotemporal

zygomaticotemporal
Relating to the zygomatic and temporal bones.

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zy·go·mat·i·co·tem·po·ral -'tem-p(ə-)rəl adj
1) of, relating to, or uniting the zygomatic arch and the temporal bone <the \zygomaticotemporal suture>
2 a) of, relating to, or being the branch of the zygomatic nerve that supplies the skin of the anterior temporal region <the zygomatic nerve divides into \zygomaticotemporal and zygomaticofacial branches>
b) of, relating to, or being a foramen in the zygomatic bone that gives passage to the zygomaticotemporal branch of the zygomatic nerve

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zy·go·mat·i·co·tem·po·ral (zi″go-mat″ĭ-ko-temґpər-əl) pertaining to the zygomatic arch, process, or bone and the temporal bone.

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  • zygomaticotemporal — “+ adjective Etymology: zygomatico + temporal 1. : of, relating to, or uniting the zygomatic arch and the temporal bone the zygomaticotemporal suture 2. : of, relating to, or constituting a foramen in the zygomatic bone that gives passage to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • zygomaticotemporal — zy·go·mat·i·co·temporal …   English syllables

  • Zygomaticotemporal nerve — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = ramus zygomaticotemporalis nervi zygomatici GraySubject = 200 GrayPage = 889 Caption = Distribution of the maxillary and mandibular nerves, and the submaxillary ganglion. Caption2 = Innervates = BranchFrom =… …   Wikipedia

  • Zygomaticotemporal foramen — Infobox Bone Name = Zygomaticotemporal foramen Latin = foramen zygomaticotemporale GraySubject = 40 GrayPage = 164 Caption = Left zygomatic bone. Temporal surface. Caption2 = System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = f 12 DorlandsSuf =… …   Wikipedia

  • Zygomaticotemporal suture — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = Sutura temporozygomatica GraySubject = 46 GrayPage = 182 Caption = Side view of the skull. (Zygomaticotemporal suture is suture between zygomatic bone, at left in white, and temporal bone, at center in pink …   Wikipedia

  • zygomaticotemporal foramen — foramen zygomaticotemporale [TA] the opening on the temporal surface of the zygomatic bone for passage of the zygomaticotemporal nerve …   Medical dictionary

  • zygomaticotemporal branch of zygomatic nerve — ramus zygomaticotemporalis nervi zygomatici …   Medical dictionary

  • zygomaticotemporal canal — foramen zygomaticotemporale …   Medical dictionary

  • zygomaticotemporal nerve — ramus zygomaticotemporalis nervi zygomatici …   Medical dictionary

  • zygomaticotemporal suture — sutura temporozygomatica …   Medical dictionary

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