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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 vertebrates is the upper fixed (not fixed in Neopterygii) bone of the jaw formed from the fusion of two maxillary...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- little depressions for the lodgement of the palatine glands. When the two maxillae are articulated, a funnel-shaped opening, the incisive foramen, is seen...
- besides the labium: two mandibles, two maxillae, the hypopharynx, and the labrum. The mandibles and the maxillae are used for piercing the skin. The mandibles...
- (Maxillary tuberosity labeled at center right.) Details Identifiers Latin tuber maxillae TA A02.1.12.016 FMA 57731 Anatomical terms of bone [edit on Wikidata]...
- (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...
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