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max·il·lo·fa·cial

 (măk-sĭl′ō-fā′shəl)
adj.
Relating to or involving the maxilla and the face: a maxillofacial prosthesis.

maxillofacial

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

max•il•lo•fa•cial

(mækˌsɪl oʊˈfeɪ ʃəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or affecting the jaws and the face.
[1920–25]
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"
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maxillofacial

adj maxilofacial
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by Maryam Akbari, DMD, MPH, MD, and Michael Miloro, DMD, MD was published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
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