Intermaxilla
Intermaxilla \In`ter*max*il"la\, n.; pl. {Intermaxill[ae]}. (Anat.) See {Premaxilla}. [1913 Webster]

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  • intermaxilla — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from inter + maxilla : premaxilla * * * intermaxilla /in tər mak silˈə/ noun The premaxilla ORIGIN: L inter between, and maxilla a jawbone • • • intermaxˈillary (or / ilˈ/) adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • intermaxilla — n. [L. inter, between; maxilla, jaw] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The maxillary lobe …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • intermaxilla — SYN: incisive bone …   Medical dictionary

  • intermaxilla — n. bone which forms part of the upper jaw bone (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intermaxilla — in·ter·maxilla …   English syllables

  • Intermaxillae — Intermaxilla In ter*max*il la, n.; pl. {Intermaxill[ae]}. (Anat.) See {Premaxilla}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intermaxillary — In ter*max il*la*ry, a. (Anat.) (a) Between the maxillary bones. (b) Of or pertaining to the intermaxill[ae]. n. An intermaxilla. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Premaxillae — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bone — is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate. It also serves as a storage area for calcium, playing a large role in calcium balance in the blood. The 206 bones in the body …   Medical dictionary

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