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  • noun Plural form of maxilla.

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Examples

  • More or less invariably, the five segmental appendages of the head, reading from the front, consist of first antennae (or antennules), second antennae (often just called antennae), mandibles, first maxillae (or maxillules) and second maxillae.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • More or less invariably, the five segmental appendages of the head, reading from the front, consist of first antennae (or antennules), second antennae (often just called antennae), mandibles, first maxillae (or maxillules) and second maxillae.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • The mandibles and maxillae are concerned with chewing, milling or otherwise processing food.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • The mandibles and maxillae are concerned with chewing, milling or otherwise processing food.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • Its dentaries were toothless (and its maxillae probably were too).

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Its dentaries were toothless (and its maxillae probably were too).

    The war on parasites: an oviraptorosaur’s eye view

  • Some groups can be identified by gills on other parts of their body, such as the maxillae.

    Insecta (Aquatic)

  • In Protarchaeopteryx, teeth are restricted to the premaxillae and anterior parts of the maxillae and dentaries, with the premaxillary teeth being a few times taller than the others (Ji et al. 1998).

    The war on parasites: an oviraptorosaur’s eye view

  • Although distinct segmentation is absent, the head possesses four pairs of appendages including the antennules, antennae, mandibles and maxillae, while the thorax has 3 pairs of legs.

    Crustacea

  • In Protarchaeopteryx, teeth are restricted to the premaxillae and anterior parts of the maxillae and dentaries, with the premaxillary teeth being a few times taller than the others (Ji et al. 1998).

    Archive 2006-07-01

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