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submaxillary

[suhb-mak-suh-ler-ee, suhb-mak-sil-uh-ree] /sʌbˈmæk səˌlɛr i, ˌsʌb mækˈsɪl ə ri/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the lower jaw or lower jawbone.
Origin of submaxillary
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90; sub- + maxillary
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submaxillary

/ˌsʌbmækˈsɪlərɪ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or situated close to the lower jaw
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submaxillary in Medicine

submaxillary sub·max·il·lar·y (sŭb-māk'sə-lěr'ē)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to the lower jaw; mandibular.

  2. Situated beneath the maxilla.

n.
An anatomical part, such as a gland or nerve, situated beneath the maxilla.
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