Definition of Upper jaw

1. Noun. The jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium.

Exact synonyms: Maxilla, Maxillary, Upper Jawbone
Terms within: Hard Palate, Intermaxillary Suture, Sutura Intermaxillaris
Generic synonyms: Jaw
Derivative terms: Maxillary



Medical Definition of Upper jaw

1. The upper jaw bone, takes part in the formation of the orbit, hard palate and nasal cavity. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Upper Jaw

upper crust
upper crusts
upper cut
upper deck
upper esophageal sphincter
upper extremity
upper extremity of fibula
upper eyelid
upper hand
upper house
upper houses
upper hybrid waves
upper jaw (current term)
upper jaw bone
upper jawbone
upper lateral cutaneous nerve of arm
upper leaf zone
upper lid
upper limb
upper limit
upper limits
upper lip
upper lobe of lung
upper mantle
upper memory area
upper motor neuron

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