Zygomatic bone

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Zygomatic bone
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Left zygomatic bone in situ
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Side view of the teeth and jaws (zygomatic visible in center)
Details
Part ofSkull
Identifiers
Latinos zygomaticum, zygoma
TAA02.1.14.001
A02.1.14.005
FMA52747
Anatomical terms of bone

The zygomatic bone (cheekbone or malar bone) is a paired facial bone in the upper side of the face. It shows as the prominence of the cheek. The zygomatic bone forms the floor of the eye orbit.