Premaxilla Pre"max*il"la, n.; pl. {Premaxill[ae]}. [NL. See {Pre-}, and {Maxilla}.] (Anat.) A bone on either side of the middle line between the nose and mouth, forming the anterior part of each half of the upper jawbone; the intermaxilla. In man the premaxill[ae] become united and form the incisor part of the maxillary bone. [1913 Webster]

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