Definition of Maxillae

1. Noun. (irregular plural of maxilla) ¹



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Definition of Maxillae

1. maxilla [n] - See also: maxilla

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maxillae

maxed
maxed-out
maxed out
maxes
maxes out
maxheap
maxheaps
maxi
maxi-
maxicells
maxicoat
maxicoats
maxidress
maxidresses
maxilla
maxillae (current term)
maxillar
maxillaria
maxillaries
maxillary
maxillary angle
maxillary antrum
maxillary artery
maxillary dentition
maxillary eminence
maxillary fractures
maxillary gland
maxillary hiatus
maxillary neoplasms
maxillary nerve

Literary usage of Maxillae

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The Tineidae are a large and important family of small moths (figs. 14, 24, 25) with rough-haired heads, and with the maxillae FIG. 23.—Adda Fie. 24. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"First maxillae also modified as piercers; maxillae of both pairs with ... Mandibles and first maxillae modified as piercers; second maxillae fused to form a ..."

3. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia: With Figures of All the Species by Charles Darwin (1851)
"... but here, the mandibles and maxillae equally stand over the orifice, and their adjoining spinose faces and edges, seem excellently adapted to force, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"First maxillae also modified as piercers; maxillae of both pairs with ... Mandibles and first maxillae modified as piercers; second maxillae fused to form a ..."

5. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1919)
"E, this shows the maxillae approximated. This is done by pressing the bones ... F, the needle used in piercing the maxillae is what is known as J4 circle, ..."

6. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1891)
"ON THE FORM OP THE maxillae ... and M. fasciata, Fabr., the maxillae vary in shape to an extraordinary degree, according 2 1 I to the species. ..."

7. Surgery and diseases of the mouth and jaws: A Practical Treatise on the by Vilray Papin Blair (1917)
"The nasal fossae are bounded by the maxillary bone and by bones attached to the maxillae; therefore deformities of maxillary bones are apt to influence the ..."

8. ... Report of the United States Entomological Commission by United States Entomological commission (1883)
"1, drawn from an embryo observed February 23, shows the relations of the mandibles, first maxillae, and second maxillae or labium. ..."

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