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maxillofacial

[mak-sil-oh-fey-shuh l] /mækˌsɪl oʊˈfeɪ ʃəl/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
of, pertaining to, or affecting the jaws and the face:
maxillofacial surgery.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; maxill(a) + -o- + facial
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British Dictionary definitions for maxillofacial

maxillofacial

/mækˌsɪləʊˈfeɪʃəl; ˌmæksɪləʊ-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or affecting the upper jawbone and face: maxillofacial surgery
Word Origin
C20: from maxilla + -o- + facial
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maxillofacial in Medicine

maxillofacial max·il·lo·fa·cial (māk-sĭl'ō-fā'shəl)
adj.
Relating to or involving the maxilla and the face.

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