Premaxilla definition

prēmăk-sĭlə
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Either of two bones located in front of and between the maxillary bones in the upper jaw of vertebrates.
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Either of two bones in the upper jaw of vertebrates, situated between and in front of the maxillae, and fusing with them in the adult human being.
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Either of two bones located in front of and between the maxillary bones in the upper jaw of vertebrates.
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(anatomy) Either of a pair of bones in front of the maxillary bones in the upper vertebrate jaw.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of premaxilla - praemaxilla

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
premaxilla
Plural:
premaxillae