Definition of Maxillary. Meaning of Maxillary. Synonyms of Maxillary

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Definition of Maxillary

Maxillary
Maxillar Max"il*lar, Maxillary Max"il*la*ry, a. [L. maxillaris, fr. maxilla jawbone, jaw: cf. F. maxillaire.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to either the upper or the lower jaw, but now usually applied to the upper jaw only. -- n. The principal maxillary bone; the maxilla. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to a maxilla.

Meaning of Maxillary from wikipedia

- Maxillary means "related to the maxilla (upper jaw bone)". Terms containing "maxillary" include: Maxillary artery Maxillary nerve Maxillary prominence...
- The pyramid-shaped maxillary sinus (or antrum of Highmore) is the largest of the paranasal sinuses, and drains into the middle meatus of the nose. It...
- formed from the fusion of two maxillary bones. The upper jaw includes the hard palate in the front of the mouth. The two maxillary bones are fused at the intermaxillary...
- incisor are: maxillary central incisor (upper jaw, closest to the center of the lips) maxillary lateral incisor (upper jaw, beside the maxillary central incisor)...
- The maxillary artery supplies deep structures of the face. It branches from the external carotid artery just deep to the neck of the mandible. The maxillary...
- The maxillary nerve (CN V2) is one of the three branches or divisions of the trigeminal nerve, the fifth (V) cranial nerve. It comprises the prin****l...
- except for maxillary first premolars, usually have one root. Maxillary first premolars and mandibular molars usually have two roots. Maxillary molars usually...
- of four paired air-filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity. The maxillary sinuses are located under the eyes; the frontal sinuses are above the...
- The maxillary central incisor is a human tooth in the front upper jaw, or maxilla, and is usually the most visible of all teeth in the mouth. It is located...
- mesiodens, which is a malformed, peg-like tooth that occurs between the maxillary central incisors. Fourth and fifth molars that form behind the third molars...
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