septomaxillary love


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the nasal septum and the maxilla.
  • n. A small bone between the nasal septum and the maxilla in many reptiles and amphibians.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the nasal septum and the maxilla; situated in the region of these parts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Combining characters of a nasal septum and of a maxillary bone; common to or connecting such parts, as a bone or cartilage of some vertebrates.
  • n. In ornithology, a bone which in some birds unites the maxillopalatines of opposite sides across the midline of the skull with each other or with the vomer.
  • n. In ichthyology, a small paired bone occurring in Amia calva, a ganoid fish. It lies above the vomer and below the premaxillary, entirely out of sight until one of those bones is removed.


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