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maxillary

Saltos de línea: max¦il|lary
Pronunciación: /makˈsɪləri
 
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Definición de maxillary en inglés:

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Anatomy & Zoology
1Of or attached to a jaw or jawbone, especially the upper jaw: a maxillary fracture
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  • Regarding the marked size decrease of maxillary to premaxillary teeth, it seems likely that relative size of the teeth is allometrically and ontogenetically controlled.
  • The upper dentition, based on socket size, is slightly heterodont, with smaller premaxillary teeth and larger maxillary teeth.
  • The teeth most often missing are the third molars, second premolars, and maxillary lateral incisors, and other teeth may be reduced in size.
1.1Relating to the maxillae of an arthropod: the maxillary palp
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  • It is visible in the third antennal segment, but not the maxillary palps or larval chemosensory organs.
  • These hybridization results show that the gene is expressed in two olfactory organs: the third antennal segment and the maxillary palp.
  • Labial and maxillary palps are transformed to legs (arrows).

Origen

early 17th century: from maxilla, probably suggested by Latin maxillaris.

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