Zygomaticofacial foramen

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Zygomaticofacial foramen
The skull from the front. (Zygomaticofacial foramen labeled at center right.)
Left zygomatic bone. Malar surface.
Latin foramen zygomaticofaciale
Gray's p.164
Anatomical terms of bone

The malar surface of the zygomatic bone 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.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.