Septomaxillary Sep`to*max"il*la*ry, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the nasal septum and the maxilla; situated in the region of these parts. -- n. A small bone between the nasal septum and the maxilla in many reptiles and amphibians. [1913 Webster]

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