Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 7 On the Jugal Bone, and the Bones Resembling a Rock Outcropping

The use of the jugal bone

The jugal bone has no marrow, being solid, hard, and rugged as a stone. It was fitting for it to be constructed in this way (D, then G and later D in the 4th table of muscles) 5 because it [arcus zygomaticus] had to be placed in front of the temporal muscle like a cover; it is convex on the outside, concave in the inside, very wisely placed opposite that muscle. 6



Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 7 On the Jugal Bone, and the Bones Resembling a Rock Outcropping