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Relating to or involving the maxilla and the face: a maxillofacial prosthesis.


(mækˌsɪləʊˈfeɪʃəl; ˌmæksɪləʊ-)
(Anatomy) of, relating to, or affecting the upper jawbone and face: maxillofacial surgery.
[C20: from maxilla + -o- + facial]


(mækˌsɪl oʊˈfeɪ ʃəl)

of, pertaining to, or affecting the jaws and the face.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.maxillofacial - of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla)maxillofacial - of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla); "maxillofacial surgery"
surgery - the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School"


adj maxilofacial
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Oral and maxillofacial radiology deals with the production and interpretation of images created by radiant energy to diagnose and manage diseases that affect the maxillofacial region.
6) Arteriovenous malformations are not common in the maxillofacial region, but when they do occur in the maxilla or mandible, massive spontaneous bleeding or iatrogenic bleeding during surgical interventions such as tooth extraction can occur.
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: A Rationale for Diagnosis and Treatment offers a most comprehensive and complete appraisal of clinical and histopathologic oral and maxillofacial pathology.
North Glamorgan NHS Trust's oral and maxillofacial (head and neck) surgeons are planning a campaign in Merthyr Tydfil to inform the public and clinical colleagues about the disease.
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Prosthodontist has a major role in rehabilitation of maxillofacial defects.
The objective of the study was to determine the frequency of cervical spine injuries in maxillofacial trauma patients and the type of maxillofacial trauma.
Experts at Morriston Hospital in Swansea are part of a collaboration that will give surgeons the ability to quickly design bespoke implants for maxillofacial injuries - then get them 3D printed in titanium at the press of a button.
Feroz Ali Kalhoro informed that aim of the 4th International Dental Conference is to provide an opportunity to meet with PhD scholars, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, renowned clinicians, dentists and dental hygienist from around the globe with the latest innovations and technological advances in dentistry to provide an improved quality of life across the world.
Objective: To assesses the pattern of maxillofacial gunshot and blast injuries amongst law enforcing forces personnel.