Definition, synonyms and picture of maxilar

maxilar

noun maxilar

Translation: maxilla bone

Definition of maxilar in Spanish

Par de huesos con forma de cuadrilátero localizado en la región central de la cara, que constituye la parte superior de la cavidad bucal y la inferior de la órbita, y alberga la arcada dentaria superior.

Synonyms of maxilar in Spanish

hueso maxilar, maxila, maxilar superior

Definition of maxilar in English

Pair of fused bones that is quadrilaterally shaped and located in the central area of the face, which forms the upper part of the oral cavity, the lower part of the orbits, and houses the superior dental arch.

Synonyms of maxilar in English

maxilla bone

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(N) Cranial Bones

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