<anatomy> Of or pertaining to the region of the cheek bone, or to the malar bone; jugal.

Origin: L. Mala the cheek: cf. F. Malaire.

<anatomy> The cheek bone, which forms a part of the lower edge of the orbit.

(01 Mar 1998)

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