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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
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The number of missing teeth has been greater in mandibular arch as compared to maxillary arch. Hypodontia is most common on left side.
In the present study, only mandibular arch was analysed because both mandibular and maxillary arch forms are closely associated with each other, and also in order to achieve stable orthodontic treatment results it is essential to maintain mandibular intercanine width and mandibular incisor labiolingual position.
Consistent with our results, in all time periods, the authors found no statistically significant difference in intercanine widths and maxillary arch lengths in both groups and mandibular arch lengths in the Essix group.
Maxillary arch dimensions and spectral characteristics of children with cleft lip and palate who produce middorsum palatal stops.
Various interceptive orthodontic treatment procedures are: Correction of developing Crossbite (reverse bite of the opposing teeth) can be done using maxillary arch expansion appliance.
Considering the dental arches (maxillary and mandibular), the fractures occurred with significantly higher frequency in the mandibular arch (66.7%), in comparison with the maxillary arch (33.3%) (p<0.01).
Caption: Figure 2: Post-operative picture showing Groper's appliance given in the maxillary arch irt 51, 61 and removable space maintainer in the lower arch, functional irt 74 and nonfunctional irt 84, 85
However a decrease in arch depth was observed in maxillary arch but arch depth of mandibular arch was found to be increased.
Vitality test was performed on the incisors, canines, and premolars in the maxillary arch. The maxillary right and left central incisors did not give a positive vitality test.{Figure 1}
After selection, only one tooth was extracted from the maxillary arch.
In the maxillary arch, the intercanine width was maintained at 38 mm, whereas the intermolar width was slightly increased from 45 to 45.5 mm.