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 ?
'And who showed you up into this room?' he continued, crushing his nails into his palms, and grinding his teeth to subdue the maxillary convulsions.
The supra-orbital crest, the facial angle, the maxillary curve, the--"
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.
Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) had been the gold standard for maxillary expansion in children and adolescents.
Keywords: Palatogingival groove, maxillary incisors.
Other common locations of DC are the third molar teeth of the maxilla, the maxillary canines, and the premolars of both jawbones (3).
Objective: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in diagnosing maxillary sinusitis while keeping magnetic resonance imaging as gold standard.
These cysts are often associated with impacted third molars and maxillary canines and rarely with supernumerary teeth.
Maxillary nerve is a branch of the trigeminal, which provides sensory information to the skin of the upper lips and nostrils, as well as the soft and hard palate, upper teeth, gingiva and maxilla (DELLMANN & MCCLURE, 2008; PERRY et al., 2015).
This study is designed to show if 2% lidocaine hydrochloride with 1:100,000 epinephrine given only buccally could produce effective palatal anaesthesia in maxillary teeth for removal.