intermaxillary suture


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Noun1.intermaxillary suture - the suture between the two maxillae of the upper jawbone
maxilla, maxillary, upper jaw, upper jawbone - the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium
fibrous joint, sutura, suture - an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
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The maxillary interincisal diastema and its relationship to the superior labial frenum and intermaxillary suture. Angle Orthod 1977; 47: 265-71.
Facemask use has been an integral part in the correction of Class III malocclusion since the mid of 20th century.14,16 The main changes of the conventional facemask remedy are the resultant maxillary forward advancement and the remodeling of circummaxillary sutures.17,18 Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) has been used in combination with facemask because it interrupts and disarticulate the circummaxillary and intermaxillary sutures and therefore enables the skeletal protraction effects of facemask.