Definition of Maxillofacial

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla). "Maxillofacial surgery"

Category relationships: Surgery
Partainyms: Face



Definition of Maxillofacial

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the jaw and face. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maxillofacial

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Maxillofacial

1. Pertaining to the jaws and face, particularly with reference to specialised surgery of this region. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maxillofacial

maxillary sinus radiograph
maxillary sinuses
maxillary sinusitis
maxillary surface of palatine bone
maxillary tuberosity
maxillary vein
maxillas
maxillectomy
maxilliform
maxilliped
maxillipedary
maxillipeds
maxillitis
maxillo-
maxillodental
maxillofacial (current term)
maxillofacial development
maxillofacial injuries
maxillofacial prosthesis
maxillofacial prosthesis implantation
maxillojugal
maxillomandibular
maxillomandibular fixation
maxillomandibular record
maxillomandibular registration
maxillomandibular relation
maxillomandibular traction
maxilloorbital

Literary usage of Maxillofacial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Advancing the Nation's Health Needs by National Research Council (2005)
"The most effective at siphoning off the best are the nine specialties in dentistry: oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, periodon- tics, ..."

2. Management of Temporomandibular Disorders: Current Bibliographies in by Martha H. Glock, James A. Lipton (1996)
"Parameters of care for oral and maxillofacial surgery. A guide for practice, monitoring and evaluation (AAOMS Parameters of Care-92) American Association of ..."

3. Virtual Environments for Health Care by Judi Moline (1995)
"Semi-Immersive Environments in Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery — Realizing the "Safety First" ... Augmented Reality in Oral and maxillofacial Surgery. ..."

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