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1. maxilla

noun. ['mækˈsɪlə'] the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium.

Synonyms

  • upper jawbone
  • upper jaw
  • hard palate
  • maxillary
  • jaw
  • intermaxillary suture

Etymology

  • maxilla (Latin)
  • mala (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word maxilla


1. Noun, singular or mass
Likewise, the maxilla is above the mandible, and forms the upper half of the mouth.

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