Sentence Examples


  • The maxillary palps have usually three, the labial either two or four segments.
  • The palps, both maxillary and labial, have two segments.
  • Maxillary and labial palpi are also present, and the latter, together with the labrum or lower lip, form the rostrum.
  • The premaxilla is always unpaired, but each half has three long processes directed backwards; one fuses with the maxillary bone, another helps to form the anterior part of the palate, while the third, together with its fellow, forms the " culmen " and extends backwards to the frontals, or rather to the ethmoid which there crops up on the surface.
  • The nasal cavity communicates with the mouth by the choanae or posterior flares, situated between the palatine process of the maxillary, the palatine and the vomer.

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