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  • adj. maxillary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to either the upper or the lower jaw, but now usually applied to the upper jaw only.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a maxilla.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as maxillary.

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Examples

  • The caries located at the top of the root of the second premolar diffused to the first molar and finally caused and abcess in the jaw. a-Tarter located at the border between the crown and the roots of the incisors of the maxillar. b-Infection of the bone tissue causing recession of the alveolar bone.

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  • "The large maxillar fragment was directly dated to ... 14,100-14,600 BP (Before Present)," it said.

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  • _+B+etfage int {er} p {re} tat {ur} dom {us} bucce. {ue} l buccaru {m} siue maxillar {um}. ⁊ signif {icat} _  {40} _eccl {es} ia {m} in q {ua} bucce fungu {n} t {ur} off {ici} o suo pecc {at} a {con} fite {n} do uenia {m} postula {n} do. d {eu} m laudando.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

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