supramaxillary


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Related to supramaxillary: premaxillary

su·pra·max·il·la

 (so͞o′prə-măk-sĭl′ə)
n. pl. su·pra·max·il·lae (-măk-sĭl′ē)
The upper jaw or jawbone.

su′pra·max′il·lar′y (-măk′sə-lĕr′ē) adj. & n.
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supramaxillary

(ˌsuːprəmækˈsɪlərɪ)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the upper jaw
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Mori et al., "Metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma to the supramaxillary gingiva and right ventricle," Hepato-Gastroenterology, vol.
Mouth terminal, protrusible, forming a tubular structure composed of two supramaxillary bones, which are associated with the maxillary bone.