jugal bone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jugal bone the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
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Usage

In literature:

The bones of origin included jugal, postorbital, postfrontal, parietal and squamosal.
"The Adductor Muscles of the Jaw In Some Primitive Reptiles" by Richard C. Fox
Zygomatic processes of jugal bones thick and massive.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Ma, Jugal or malar bone.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
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