[ UK /mˈæksɪləɹi/ ]
[ US /mækˈsɪɫəˌɹi/ ]
  1. of or relating to the upper jaw
  1. the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium
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How To Use maxillary In A Sentence

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Below the bulla ethmoidalis and hidden by the uncinate process of the ethmoid is the opening of the maxillary sinus (ostium maxillare); an accessory opening is frequently present above the posterior part of the inferior nasal concha. II. Osteology. 5d. The Interior of the Skull
  • The anterior part contains the submaxillary gland, superficial to which is the anterior facial vein, while imbedded in the gland is the external maxillary artery and its glandular branches; beneath the gland, on the surface of the Mylohyoideus, are the submental artery and the mylohyoid artery and nerve. VI. The Arteries. 3a. 3. The Triangles of the Neck
  • The acute phlegmonous peri-adenitis of the submaxillary gland, known as _angina Ludovici_, is referred to at p. 597. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.
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