Definition of Premaxillae

1. Noun. (plural of premaxilla) ¹



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Definition of Premaxillae

1. premaxilla [n] - See also: premaxilla

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Premaxillae

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premaxillae (current term)
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Literary usage of Premaxillae

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1. Notes on Some Upper Cretaceous Volutidae, with Descriptions of New Species by William Healey Dall (1908)
"They taper gradually anteriorly, as do the premaxillae. Posteriorly they increase in breadth gradually, and opposite the posterior end of the tooth-row ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1903)
"This bone appears to be separated from the premaxillae, but the evidence is not ... The bodies of the premaxillae are perfectly distinct from each other, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Skull with the premaxillae immediately in iro*t end at the sides of the nostrils expanded, hollowed, with elevated html margins, the posterior ends rising ..."

4. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"Crest well developed ; skull with enormously inflated nasal region ; the frontal processes of the premaxillae wide, truncated, and extending back as far as ..."

5. Text-book of Paleontology by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1902)
"... complete ossification of the anterior part of the brain case ; reduction of the premaxillae ; absence of a columella ; strong development of the ..."

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