noun, plural pre·max·il·lae [pree-mak-sil-ee] /ˌpri mækˈsɪl i/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Related formspre·max·il·lar·y [pree-mak-suh-ler-ee] /priˈmæk səˌlɛr i/, adjective
Examples from the Web for premaxillary
It is not possible to establish what part of the median septum between the foramina is made up of premaxillary bones.
The alary process of the premaxillary is vertical and concave posteriorly.
The numbers of maxillary, premaxillary, and vomerine teeth are summarized in Table 5.Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca|William E. Duellman
Some teeth on the premaxillary and anterior part of the maxillary are hooked.A Review of the Frogs of the Hyla bistincta Group|William E. Duellman
In these fishes the true upper jaw, formed of maxillary and premaxillary, is wanting.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan