malar bone

malar bone

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  • malar bone — malar ma lar, n. (Anat.) The cheek bone, which forms a part of the lower edge of the orbit; that arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek; also called the {malar bone}. Syn: cheekbone, zygomatic bone, malar bone, jugal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malar bone — n. Same as {malar}, n. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malar bone — n ZYGOMATIC BONE called also malar * * * see zygomatic bone * * * os zygomaticum …   Medical dictionary

  • malar bone — noun the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek • Syn: ↑cheekbone, ↑zygomatic bone, ↑zygomatic, ↑malar, ↑jugal bone, ↑os zygomaticum • Hypernyms: ↑bone, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • malar bone — noun see malar II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • malar bone — see zygomatic bone …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • malar — ma lar, n. (Anat.) The cheek bone, which forms a part of the lower edge of the orbit; that arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek; also called the {malar bone}. Syn: cheekbone, zygomatic bone, malar bone, jugal bone,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malar — may refer to: Malar, Iran, a city in Iran Malar, Pakistan, a town in Pakistan Malar (Forgotten Realms), a deity in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting of Dungeons Dragons Relating to the cheek (from Latin) Malar rash, a disease sign consisting… …   Wikipedia

  • Malar — Ma lar, a. [L. mala the cheek: cf. F. malaire.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the region of the cheek bone, or to the malar bone; jugal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malar — /may leuhr/, Anat. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the cheek or zygomatic bone. n. 2. Also, malar bone. See zygomatic bone. [1775 85; < NL malaris of, pertaining to the cheek, equiv. to L mal(a) cheek, jaw (see MAXILLA) + aris AR1] * * * …   Universalium

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