Zygomaticofacial foramen

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Zygomaticofacial foramen
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The skull from the front. (Zygomaticofacial foramen labeled at center right.)
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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.