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  • They meet the town's only residents, the Maxilla family who want to buy on to the fight card.

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  • Every once in a while my mail box grants me a cool random catalog, like a catalog of silent horror movies on DVD, or a catalog of fossils or animal skulls available from Maxilla and Mandible in New York.


  • But the Maxilla family's true intentions for the Brawler crew is soon revealed in teeth and claws.

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  • I like Mandible and Maxilla a little better, though

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  • Tomorrow Maxilla turns 13 months so I'll do an update then.

    The Hardest Button to Button.

  • Springbok Horns8x10, $100This is another piece from the "bargain bin" at Maxilla and Mandible.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Springbok Horns8x10, $100This is another piece from the "bargain bin" at Maxilla and Mandible.

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  • Maxilla: without any qualifying adjective, the second pair of jaws in a mandibulate insect; the most persistent when the mouth is modified, and represented by some functional part in all insects in which the mouth structures are useful: second maxillae, = the labium, or third pair of jaws in a mandibulate insect.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Changes Produced in the Maxilla by AgeAt birth the transverse and antero-posterior diameters of the bone are each greater than the vertical.

    II. Osteology. 5b. 2. The Maxillæ (Upper Jaw)

  • - Maxilla_ (paired) - Jugal_ (paired) - Squamosal_ (paired) * In this table the small bones of the ear are simply indicated by an asterisk.

    Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata


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