from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the maxillary and palatine regions of the skull. Also used as n.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In anatomy, of or pertaining to the supramaxillary and palatine bones.
- n. In ornithology, a part of the superior maxillary bone which projects inward, forming a palatal process, which may or may not meet its fellow in the midline of the bony palate.
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