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zygomatico-orbital foramen

 

Definition: the common opening on the orbital surface of the zygomatic bone of the canals transmitting the zygomaticofacial and zygomaticotemporal nerves; sometimes each of these canals has a separate opening on the orbital surface.

Synonym(s): foramen zygomaticoorbitaleTA

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