Definition of “maxilla” - English Dictionary

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“maxilla” in British English

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maxillanoun [ C ]

uk /mækˈsɪl.ə/ us /mækˈsɪl.ə/ plural maxillae /mækˈsɪl.iː/ specialized

the upper jaw bone that supports the upper teeth and forms part of the eye sockets and nasal cavity

(Definition of “maxilla” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)