frontomaxillary love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the frontal and to the superior maxillary bone: as, the frontomaxillary suture.


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  • At the junction of the medial wall and the roof are the frontomaxillary, frontolacrimal, frontoethmoidal, and sphenofrontal sutures.

    II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull

  • The base of the orbit, quadrilateral in shape, is formed above by the supraorbital arch of the frontal bone, in which is the supraorbital notch or foramen for the passage of the supraorbital vessels and nerve; below by the zygomatic bone and maxilla, united by the zygomaticomaxillary suture; laterally by the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the frontal joined by the zygomaticofrontal suture; medially by the frontal bone and the frontal process of the maxilla united by the frontomaxillary suture.

    II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull


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