supermaxilla

[ soo-per-mak-sil-uh ]
/ ˌsu pər mækˈsɪl ə /

noun, plural su·per·max·il·lae [soo-per-mak-sil-ee] /ˌsu pər mækˈsɪl i/.

the upper jaw.

Origin of supermaxilla

From New Latin; see origin at super-, maxilla

OTHER WORDS FROM supermaxilla

su·per·max·il·lar·y [soo-per-mak-suh-ler-ee, -mak-sil-uh-ree] /ˌsu pərˈmæk səˌlɛr i, -mækˈsɪl ə ri/, adjective
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