premaxilla

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pre·max·il·la

 (prē′măk-sĭl′ə)
n. pl. pre·max·il·lae (-măk-sĭl′ē)
Either of two bones located in front of and between the maxillary bones in the upper jaw of vertebrates.

pre·max′il·lar′y (-măk′sə-lĕr′ē) adj.

premaxilla

(ˌpriːmækˈsɪlə)
n, pl -lae (-liː)
(Anatomy) either of two bones situated in the upper jaw between the maxillary bones
ˌpremaxˈillary adj

pre•max•il•la

(ˌpri mækˈsɪl ə)

n., pl. -max•il•lae (-mækˈsɪl i)
one of a pair of bones of the upper jaw of vertebrates situated in front of and between the maxillary bones.
[1865–70; < New Latin praemaxilla. See pre-, maxilla]
pre•max′il•lar`y (-səˌlɛr i) adj.