zygomaticomaxillary suture

sutura zygomaticomaxillaris.

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  • zygomaticomaxillary — Relating to the zygomatic bone and the maxilla. * * * zy·go·mat·i·co·max·il·lary mak sə .ler ē, chiefly Brit mak sil ə rē adj of, relating to, or uniting the zygomatic bone and the maxilla of the upper jaw <the zygomaticomaxillary suture> * …   Medical dictionary

  • Suture — The word suture has several uses in medicine, including: {{}}Cranial suture A type of joint between the bones of the skull where the bones are held tightly together by fibrous tissue. A surgical suture Thread like material used to sew tissue… …   Medical dictionary

  • sutura — SYN: suture (1). [L. a sewing, a suture, fr. suo, pp. sutus, to sew] s. coronalis [TA] SYN: coronal suture. suturae cranii [TA] SYN: cranial sutures, under suture. s. ethmoidolacrimalis [TA] SYN: ethmoidolacrimal suture. s. ethmoidomaxillaris… …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • zygomaxillare — A craniometric point located externally at the lowest extent of the zygomaticomaxillary suture. SYN: key ridge, zygomaxillary point. * * * zy·go·max·il·la·re (zi″go makґsĭ lar″e) [L.] a craniometric point at the inferior end of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Levator labii superioris — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus levator labii superioris GraySubject = 108 GrayPage = 383 Caption = Muscles of the head, face, and neck. Caption2 = Origin = Medial infra orbital margin Insertion = Skin and muscle of the upper lip… …   Wikipedia

  • sutura zygomaticomaxillaris — [TA] zygomaticomaxillary suture: the line of junction between the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the maxilla …   Medical dictionary

  • LeFort fracture — LeFort fractures (also spelled as Le Fort fractures) are types of facial fractures that are classic in trauma. DiagnosisDiagnosis is by physician and is usually done in an Emergency room. The patient is taken for radiography of the head and neck… …   Wikipedia

  • Tripod fracture — The tripod fracture, also called the zygomaticomaxillary complex or malar fracture, is composed of a set of fractures including the lateral orbital wall, inferior orbital floor, and the zygomatic arch. Cause: * direct blow to malar… …   Wikipedia

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