Maxilliform Max*il"li*form, a. [Maxilla + -form: cf. F. maxilliforme.] Having the form, or structure, of a maxilla. [1913 Webster]

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  • maxilla — jaw, jawbone, 1670s, from L. maxilla upper jaw, dim. of mala jaw, cheekbone. Maxilla stands to mala as axilla, armpit, stands to ala wing [Klein]. Related: Maxillar; maxilliform …   Etymology dictionary

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