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premaxillary

adjective pre·max·il·lary \ -ˈmak-sə-ˌler-ē, chiefly British -mak-ˈsil-ə-rē \

medical Definition of premaxillary

1 : situated in front of the maxillary bones
2 : relating to or being the premaxillae

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premaxillary

noun

medical Definition of premaxillary


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