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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium.

Usage examples (37)
  • Hood: of the maxilla is the galena; q.v.: in Tingitidae the elevated portion of the prothorax, often covering the head.
  • Maxillary: attached or belonging to the maxilla; e.g. palpi.
  • Your long crus of incus chillax maxilla, buoyant in vignette.
  • Maxillary palpi: the first pair of palpi, borne on the maxilla. for more
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