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Definition of Maxillae

Maxillae
Maxilla Max*il"la, n.; pl. Maxill[ae]. [L., dim. of mala jaw, jawbone.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The bone of either the upper or the under jaw. (b) The bone, or principal bone, of the upper jaw, the bone of the lower jaw being the mandible. [Now commonly used in this restricted sense.] 2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the lower or outer jaws of arthropods. Note: There are usually two pairs in Crustacea and one pair in insects. In certain insects they are not used as jaws, but may form suctorial organs. See Illust. under Lepidoptera, and Diptera.

Meaning of Maxillae from wikipedia

- The maxilla (plural: maxillae /mækˈsɪliː/) in animals is the upper fixed bone of the jaw formed from the fusion of two maxillary bones. The upper jaw includes...
- adult Lepidoptera, the maxillae may be drastically adapted to other functions. Unlike the mandibles, but like the labium, the maxillae bear lateral palps...
- In arthropods, the maxillae (singular maxilla) are paired structures present on the head as mouthparts in members of the clade Mandibulata, used for tasting...
- (jaws) 4 3rd legs 2nd legs 1st maxillae 1st maxillae 1st maxillae 5 4th legs 3rd legs 2nd maxillae 2nd maxillae 2nd maxillae 6 5th legs 4th legs collum (no...
- (Maxillary tuberosity labeled at center right.) DetailsIdentifiersLatintuber maxillaeTAA02.1.12.016FMA57731Anatomical terms of bone [edit on Wikidata]...
- little depressions for the lodgement of the palatine glands. When the two maxillae are articulated, a funnel-shaped opening, the incisive foramen, is seen...
- bones of the facial skeleton in many animal species. Together with the maxillae they comprise the hard palate. (Palate is derived from the Latin palatum...
- the head) and come together medially. Paired maxillae cut food and mani****te it during mastication. Maxillae can have hairs and "teeth" along their inner...
- (Lacrimal groove visible at left.) DetailsIdentifiersLatinSulcus lacrimalis maxillaeTAA02.1.00.081 A02.1.09.003FMA57613Anatomical terms of bone [edit on Wikidata]...
- spine is at right (shown in red). DetailsIdentifiersLatinSpina nasalis anterior maxillaeTAA02.1.12.011FMA75770Anatomical terms of bone [edit on Wikidata]...
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