Zygomaticofacial foramen - Foramen zygomaticofaciale

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Description

Small aperture of the lateral surface foramen, for the passage of the zygomaticofacial nerve and vessel. Below this foramen is a slight elevation, which gives origin to the Zygomaticus.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Zygomatic bone > Zygomaticofacial foramen

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