maxillary process


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.

Nearby words

  1. mushhead,
  2. mushin,
  3. mushiness,
  4. mushmelon,
  5. mushmouth,
  6. mushroom anchor,
  7. mushroom cloud,
  8. mushroom slab construction,
  9. mushroom ventilator,
  10. mushy

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