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