Definition of premaxillary in English:

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premaxillary

Pronunciation: /prēˈmaksəˌlerē/

adjective

Anatomy
Situated in front of the maxilla.
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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Syllabification: pre·max·il·lar·y

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