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maxillofacial

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adjective max·il·lo·fa·cial \mak-ˌsi-(ˌ)lō-ˈfā-shəl, ˌmak-sə-(ˌ)lō-\

Definition of maxillofacial

  1. :  of, relating to, or treating the maxilla and the face <maxillofacial surgeons>



Circa 1923

First Known Use of maxillofacial

circa 1923


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maxillofacial

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adjective max·il·lo·fa·cial \-ˈfā-shəl\

Medical Definition of maxillofacial

  1. :  of, relating to, treating, or affecting the maxilla and the face <maxillofacial surgery>




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