Zygomatic Arch

Zygomatic Arch

Derived from the Greek word, “zygon,” which is a crossbar or yoke used to hitch two draft animals to a cart, it is the bony arch which is found under the eye orbit and runs along the front or side of the skull. It is also known as the zygomatic bone, the zygoma, and most commonly as the cheekbone. The Zygomatic Arch is found in vertebrates