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synonyms for maxilla

  • bone
  • mouth
  • chops
  • jowl
  • mandible
  • muzzle
  • orifice
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How to use maxilla in a sentence

Inside the fly’s head are protractor and retractor muscles, pulling and pushing at the base of the maxillae.
EVOLUTION MADE MOSQUITOS INTO STEALTHY, SENSITIVE VAMPIRESERICA MCALISTEROCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The pars facialis and frontal process of the maxilla are greatly reduced.
SYSTEMATIC STATUS OF A SOUTH AMERICAN FROG, ALLOPHRYNE RUTHVENI GAIGEJOHN D. LYNCH
The palatine process of the nasal does not meet the frontal process of the maxilla.
SYSTEMATIC STATUS OF A SOUTH AMERICAN FROG, ALLOPHRYNE RUTHVENI GAIGEJOHN D. LYNCH
The maxillary palpi vary in number, many having two on each maxilla and others only one.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
One or more corneous sharp claws which arm the lobes of the Maxilla.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
Toes four, three front ones webbed; bill thin and blade like, the maxilla longer than the mandible; tail slightly forked.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Dr. Murie notices the inflation of the post-maxilla in the saiga, and states that a similar extension is to be found in the chiru.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
Excessive development of the superior maxilla is evinced by a fulness of the upper lip.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
In front of the palatine the cartilaginous snout is overlapped by three membrane bones, the jugal, maxilla and premaxillae.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The premaxillae (fig. 11, 20), the largest of these, overlaps the maxilla behind; both bones bear teeth.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
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WORDS RELATED TO MAXILLA

  • bone
  • chops
  • jowl
  • mandible
  • maxilla
  • mouth
  • muzzle
  • orifice
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