from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of two bones located in front of and between the maxillary bones in the upper jaw of vertebrates.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Either of a pair of bones in front of the maxillary bones in the upper vertebrate jaw
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bone on either side of the middle line between the nose and mouth, forming the anterior part of each half of the upper jawbone; the intermaxilla. In man the premaxillæ become united and form the incisor part of the maxillary bone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The intermaxillary or premaxillary bone. See intermaxillary.
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