maxillary


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max·il·lar·y

 (măk′sə-lĕr′ē)
adj.
Of or relating to a jaw or jawbone, especially the upper one.
n. pl. max·il·lar·ies
A maxillary bone; a jawbone.

max•il•lar•y

(ˈmæk səˌlɛr i, mækˈsɪl ə ri)

adj., n., pl. -lar•ies. adj.
1. of or pertaining to a maxilla.
n.
2. one of a pair of bones constituting the upper jaw.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maxillary - the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the craniummaxillary - the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium
hard palate - the bony part of the roof of the mouth
intermaxillary suture, sutura intermaxillaris - the suture between the two maxillae of the upper jawbone
jaw - the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
Adj.1.maxillary - of or relating to the upper jawmaxillary - of or relating to the upper jaw  
Translations

maxillary

[mækˈsɪlərɪ] ADJ (Anat) → maxilar

max·il·lar·y

a. maxilar, rel. a la mandíbula superior o al carrillo.

maxillary

adj maxilar
References in classic literature ?
he continued, crushing his nails into his palms, and grinding his teeth to subdue the maxillary convulsions.
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Imagine to yourself a Don Quixote of eighteen; a Don Quixote without his corselet, without his coat of mail, without his cuisses; a Don Quixote clothed in a wooden doublet, the blue color of which had faded into a nameless shade between lees of wine and a heavenly azure; face long and brown; high cheek bones, a sign of sagacity; the maxillary muscles enormously developed, an infallible sign by which a Gascon may always be detected, even without his cap--and our young man wore a cap set off with a sort of feather; the eye open and intelligent; the nose hooked, but finely chiseled.
Reportedly, maxillary premolars are the most complex teeth for performing endodontic treatment,[1] with root canals varying based on race, genetic predisposition, diet, region, gender,[2] and perhaps age.
Frontal sinus mucoceles can sometimes be prevented from closing and reforming by stenting, which to the best of our knowledge has not yet been reported in the maxillary sinus.
The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of oroantral communication (OAC) during extraction of the maxillary posterior teeth and to find out the risk factors responsible for this iatrogenic abnormal communication.
The maxillary sinus, also known as the "Antrum of Highmore", is located in the body of the maxilla on either side of the nasal cavity (Laitman, 2008).
His topics include the surgical anatomy of the floor of the mouth, combined posterior maxillary and ridge augmentation for partially endentolous patients, the surgical management of significant anterior maxillary vertical ridge defects: the classification of anterior maxillary vertical defects, the development and maintenance of a positive gingival architecture using single implants in multiple missing teeth, and the use of growth factors.
We reported this rare case of bilateral transposition of maxillary canines and first premolars along with a review of the literature.
Ectopic eruption of maxillary canines can lead to root resorption on maxillary lateral incisors especially on apical and middle thirds of the roots.
Purpose: The purpose of this retrospective study was to compare the performance of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and panoramic radiography in detecting the presence and location of maxillary sinus septa.