intermaxillary

maxillary

[mak-suh-ler-ee, mak-sil-uh-ree]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a jaw, jawbone, or maxilla.
noun, plural maxillaries.
2.
a maxilla or maxillary bone.

Origin:
1620–30; maxill(a) + -ary

intermaxillary, adjective
postmaxillary, adjective
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maxillary
1620s, from maxilla + -ary.
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maxillary max·il·lar·y (māk'sə-lěr'ē)
adj.
Of or relating to a jaw or jawbone, especially the upper one. n.
A maxillar; a jawbone.

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