Zygomatico-orbital foramina

Infobox Bone
Name = Zygomaticoörbital foramina
Latin = foramen zygomaticoorbitale
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Caption = Left zygomatic bone. Malar surface.


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On the orbital process of the zygomatic bone are seen the orifices of two canals, the zygomatico-orbital foramina.

One of these canals opens into the temporal fossa, the other on the malar surface of the bone.

The former transmits the zygomaticotemporal, the latter the zygomaticofacial nerve.

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