Definition of Maxillaries
1. maxillary [n] - See also: maxillary
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maxillaries
Literary usage of Maxillaries
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1921)
"The superior portions of the maxillaries are exceedingly short and the ... As noted above, the maxillaries, in the antero-internal portions of their ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Margin of the upper jaw formed by the single intermaxillary mesially and by the maxillaries laterally. The dorsal fin belongs to the caudal portion of the ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"The vomer is not visible (except in Caiman nie/er), being covered by the ventral junction of the palatines and maxillaries. The broad, lateral wings of the ..."
4. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"The holes with which the maxillaries are pierced in their wide-led part, ... From the maxillaries, which are pointed in front and widened towards the base ..."
5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"From the maxillaries, which are pointed in front ... The maxillaries do not join each other in front of the semicircular wall ; and leave exposed between ..."