Submaxillary Sub*max"il*la*ry, a. (Anat.) (a) Situated under the maxilla, or lower jaw; inframaxillary; as, the submaxillary gland. (b) Of or pertaining to submaxillary gland; as, submaxillary salvia. [1913 Webster]

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  • submaxillary — [sub mak′sə ler΄ē] adj. designating, of, or below the lower jaw; esp., designating or of either of two salivary glands, one on each side, below the inside edge of the lower jaw …   English World dictionary

  • submaxillary — 1. SYN: mandibular. 2. SYN: submandibular. * * * sub·max·il·lary .səb mak sə .ler ē, səb , chiefly Brit .səb mak sil ə rē adj SUBMANDIBULAR submaxillary n, pl lar·ies SUBMANDIBULAR …   Medical dictionary

  • submaxillary —   a. beneath lower jaw.    ♦ submaxillary gland, salivary gland discharging beneath tongue …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • submaxillary — adjective or noun Date: 1787 submandibular …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • submaxillary — a cartilaginous or bony rod that connects the preethmoid (prevomer in Neostethidae) with the maxillary …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • submaxillary — /sub mak seuh ler ee, sub mak sil euh ree/, adj. of or pertaining to the lower jaw or lower jawbone. [1780 90; SUB + MAXILLARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • submaxillary — adj. of or related to the lower jaw (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • submaxillary — sub·maxillary …   English syllables

  • submaxillary — sub•max•il•lar•y [[t]sʌbˈmæk səˌlɛr i, ˌsʌb mækˈsɪl ə ri[/t]] adj. anat. of or pertaining to the lower jaw or lower jawbone • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • submaxillary — /sʌbmækˈsɪləri/ (say submak siluhree) adjective of or relating to the lower jaw or lower jawbone …   Australian English dictionary

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