maxillary process n.
A thin plate projecting from the upper border of the lower nasal concha, articulating with the maxilla and partly closing the orifice of the maxillary sinus.
Only a slight part of the maxillary process of the lacrimal remains on each side.
The nasal lacks a maxillary process, and the medial ramus of the pterygoid lacks a bony connection to the protic.
Each nasal bears a shallow concavity in the midlateral side and lacks a maxillary process.
The maxillary process of the left palatine bone is united to the maxillary by a highly sinuous suture.
For example, dentary is used in preference to dentale and maxillary process instead of processus maxillaris.