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maxillanoun [C]

uk   us   /mækˈsɪl.ə/ (plural maxillae /mækˈsɪl.iː/ ) specialized
the ​upperjawbone that ​supports the ​upperteeth and ​formspart of the ​eyesockets and ​nasalcavity
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