maxillary process

noun

Medical Definition of maxillary process

: a triangular embryonic process that grows out from the dorsal end of the mandibular arch on each side and forms the lateral part of the upper lip, the cheek, and the upper jaw except the premaxilla

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“Maxillary process.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/maxillary%20process. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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