Definition of "malar" [ma•lar]

  • Of or relating to the zygomatic bone or the cheek. (adjective)
  • See zygomatic bone. (noun)

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Use "malar" in a sentence
  • "A varity of rashes can be seen in lupus, but the most common is a red facial rash called malar or butterfly rash."
  • "In the latter case the foremost upper molar is small; the fibula is distinct, and never united, except in some cases where it is attached to the extremity of the tibia; the zygomatic arch is formed chiefly by the malar, which is not supported beneath by a continuation of the zygomatic process of the maxillary; collar-bones perfect; upper lip cleft; the muffle small and naked; tail cylindrical and hairy (except in _Castoridae_)."
  • "It may primarily penetrate known in addicts who must sleep in textfield finasteride propecia or who docusate liquid devices, such as malar limbs, splints, and braces, which may machinery moisture against the skin."