septomaxillary

adjective
sep·​to·​maxillary | \ "+ \

Definition of septomaxillary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or situated in the region of the nasal septum and the maxilla

septomaxillary

noun
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plural -es

Definition of septomaxillary (Entry 2 of 2)

: a small bone lying between the nasal septum and the maxilla in many amphibians and reptiles and in some birds

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Adjective

sept- + maxillary

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“Septomaxillary.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/septomaxillary. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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