Definition of premaxillary in English:

premaxillary

Syllabification: pre·max·il·lar·y
Pronunciation: /prēˈmaksəˌlerē
 
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adjective

Anatomy
  • Situated in front of the maxilla.
    More example sentences
    • As well, the premaxillary teeth are typically smaller than non-premaxillary teeth.
    • The left maxilla preserves 13 tooth sockets, which are slightly larger than the premaxillary tooth sockets.
    • Significant premaxillary protrusion does not occur in any of these fishes.

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