Temporal process of the the zygomatic bone
|Temporal process of the the zygomatic bone|
|Left zygomatic bone. Temporal surface.|
|Latin||facies temporalis ossis zygomatici|
|Gray's||subject #50 164|
The temporal process of the zygomatic bone, directed backward and medialward, is concave, presenting medially a rough, triangular area, for articulation with the maxilla, and laterally a smooth, concave surface, the upper part of which forms the anterior boundary of the temporal fossa, the lower a part of the infratemporal fossa.