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malar  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.
Synonyms: cheekbone, zygomatic bone, malar bone, jugal bone, os zygomaticum.

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... foregoing and various analogous cases, arrives at the same conclusion as that just given. He adduces another instance, in the case of the malar bone (40. 'Annuario della Soc. dei Naturalisti,' Modena, 1867, p. 83. Prof. Canestrini gives extracts on this subject from various authorities. Laurillard remarks, that as he has found a complete similarity in the form, proportions, and connection of the two malar bones in several ...
— The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex • Charles Darwin

Words linked to "Malar" :   cheekbone, arcus zygomaticus, os zygomaticum, zygomatic process, jugal bone, jugale, zygomatic, zygomatic arch, jugal point

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