Lateral Process of The Zygomatic Bone

The lateral process of the zygomatic bone (or malar) is convex and perforated near its center by a small aperture, the zygomaticofacial foramen, for the passage of the zygomaticofacial nerve and vessels; below this foramen is a slight elevation, which gives origin to the Zygomaticus.

Bones of head and neck: the facial skeleton of the skull (TA A02.1.08–15, GA 2.156–177)
Maxilla
Surfaces
  • Infratemporal: Alveolar canals
  • Maxillary tuberosity
  • Orbital: Infraorbital groove
  • Infraorbital canal
Nasal: Greater palatine canal
Processes
  • Frontal process (Agger nasi, Anterior lacrimal crest)
  • Alveolar process
  • Palatine process (Incisive foramen, Incisive canals, Foramina of Scarpa, Incisive bone, Anterior nasal spine)
Other
  • Body of maxilla
  • Maxillary sinus
Zygomatic
  • Orbital process (Zygomatico-orbital)
  • Temporal process (Zygomaticotemporal)
  • Lateral process (Zygomaticofacial)
Palatine
Fossae
  • Pterygopalatine fossa
  • Pterygoid fossa
Plates
  • Horizontal plate (Posterior nasal spine)
  • Perpendicular plate (Greater palatine canal, Sphenopalatine foramen, Pyramidal process)
Processes
  • Orbital
  • Sphenoidal
Mandible
Body
  • external surface (Symphysis menti, Lingual foramen, Mental protuberance, Mental foramen, Mandibular incisive canal)
  • internal surface (Mental spine, Mylohyoid line, Sublingual fovea, Submandibular fovea)
  • Alveolar part of mandible
Ramus
  • Mylohyoid groove (Mandibular canal, Lingula)
  • Mandibular foramen
  • Angle
  • Coronoid process
  • Mandibular notch
  • Condyloid process
  • Pterygoid fovea
Minor/
nose
  • Nasal bone: Internasal suture
  • Nasal foramina
  • Inferior nasal concha: Ethmoidal process
  • Maxillary process
  • Vomer: Vomer anterior
  • Synostosis vomerina
  • Vomer posterior (Wing)
  • Lacrimal: Posterior lacrimal crest
  • Lacrimal groove
  • Lacrimal hamulus

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