[ US /mækˈsɪɫə/ ]
[ UK /mæksˈɪlɐ/ ]
  1. the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium
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  • The lymphatic vessels of the tongue may be divided into four groups: (1) apical, from the tip of the tongue to the suprahyoid glands and principal gland of the tongue; (2) lateral, from the margin of the tongue—some of these pierce the Mylohyoideus to end in the submaxillary glands, others pass down on the Hyoglossus to the superior deep cervical glands; (3) basal, from the region of the vallate papillæ to the superior deep cervical glands; and (4) median, a few of which perforate the Mylohyoideus to reach the submaxillary glands, while the majority turn around the posterior border of the muscle to enter the superior deep cervical glands. VIII. The Lymphatic System. 3. The Lymphatics of the Head, Face, and Neck
  • In Caudipteryx, four procumbent teeth are present in each premaxilla, but the rest of the skull is edentulous. The war on parasites: an oviraptorosaur’s eye view
  • To take the chain of speculation one step further, this suggests that the maxilla itself was originally a flat dermal plate of some kind, possibly homologous to the superognathal of placoderms.
  • The left maxilla preserves 13 tooth sockets, which are slightly larger than the premaxillary tooth sockets.
  • Objective To evaluate and generalize the application of intermaxillary fixation screw in the jaw fracture.
  • Palpifer: any palpus-bearing part: specifically, a small sclerite hearing the maxillary palpus and itself articulated to the stipes. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
  • It becomes as necessary, therefore, in the performance of surgical operations upon the subclavian artery, to fix the clavicle by depressing it, as in Plate 8, as it is to give fixity to the lower maxilla and larynx, in the position of Plate 7, when the carotid is the subject of operation. Surgical Anatomy
  • Methods Micro - CT was used to scan the intact maxillary first premolar.
  • Behind this process a broad, thin plate, the ethmoidal process, ascends to join the uncinate process of the ethmoid; from its lower border a thin lamina, the maxillary process, curves downward and lateralward; it articulates with the maxilla and forms a part of the medial wall of the maxillary sinus. II. Osteology. 5b. 6. The Inferior Nasal Concha
  • Hertwig considered that the following bones were originally formed by coalescence of teeth -- parasphenoid, vomer, palatine, pterygoid, the tooth-bearing part of the pre-maxillary, the maxillary, the dentary and certain bones of the hyo-mandibular skeleton of Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology
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