[ mak-sil-oh-fey-shuh l ]
/ mækˌsɪl oʊˈfeɪ ʃəl /
of, relating to, or affecting the jaws and the face: maxillofacial surgery.
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British Dictionary definitions for maxillofacial
/ (mækˌsɪləʊˈfeɪʃəl, ˌmæksɪləʊ-) /
of, relating to, or affecting the upper jawbone and facemaxillofacial surgery
Word Origin for maxillofacial
C20: from maxilla + -o- + facial
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Medical definitions for maxillofacial
[ măk-sĭl′ō-fā′shəl ]
Relating to or involving the maxilla and the face.
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