Max"il*lar (?), Max"il*la*ry (?), a. [L. maxillaris, fr. maxilla jawbone, jaw: cf. F. maxillaire.]

1. Anat.

Pertaining to either the upper or the lower jaw, but now usually applied to the upper jaw only.

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n.

The principal maxillary bone; the maxilla.

2. Zool.

Of or pertaining to a maxilla.

 

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