submaxillary

[suhb-mak-suh-ler-ee, suhb-mak-sil-uh-ree]

Origin of submaxillary

First recorded in 1780–90; sub- + maxillary
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British Dictionary definitions for submaxillary

submaxillary

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

submaxillary

[sŭb-măksə-lĕr′ē]
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the lower jaw; mandibular.
  2. Situated beneath the maxilla.
n.
  1. An anatomical part, such as a gland or nerve, situated beneath the maxilla.
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