noun. the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
- malar bone
- zygomatic arch
- jugal bone
- os zygomaticum
- arcus zygomaticus
- zygomatic bone
- jugal point
Example sentences of the word malar
The malar surface is convex and has a small opening near its center for nerves and blood vessels to pass through, while the temporal surface is smooth, triangular and concave.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Unlike puffy eyelids, malar bags are puffy due to the eyelid fat that is stored under the eyelid and is permanent.