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frontal process of zygomatic bone


Definition: the process of the zygomatic bone that extends upward to form the lateral margin of the orbit and articulates with the frontal bone and greater wing of the sphenoid bone.

Synonym(s): processus frontalis ossis zygomaticiTA, frontosphenoidal process

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