- Comparative Anatomy
the study of animal remains in archaeological sites; reveals important information about the behaviors of the hominins who produced the sites.
the "cheekbone"; an arch of bone on the side of the face just below and behind the eye; the superior attachment surface for most of the muscles that form the cheeks. The zygomatic arch is constructed anteriorly from part of the maxilla, and posteriorly from a projection of the zygomatic bone.
describes the degree of lateral extension of the zygomatic arches.
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