noun, plural max·il·lar·ies.
- maxillary antrum,
- maxillary artery,
- maxillary dentition,
- maxillary gland,
- maxillary nerve
Origin of maxillary
Examples from the Web for maxillary
The maxillary palpi are retracted beneath the head and thorax.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
He could shift to either Foot and he kept his Maxillary covered.Ade's Fables|George Ade
The teeth are in a continuous series; no diastema or maxillary step is evident.Two New Pelycosaurs from the Lower Permian of Oklahoma|Richard C. Fox
All the Asiatic species of this family have a grooved fang at the hinder extremity of the maxillary bone.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
An alveolar abscess deeply seated in the maxilla may open into the maxillary antrum and set up suppuration in that cavity.