Maxilla vs. Maxillary

Maxilla vs. Maxillary — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Maxilla and Maxillary

Maxillanoun

(Anatomy) Either of a pair of bones of the human skull fusing in the midline and forming the upper jaw.

Maxillaryadjective

Of or relating to a jaw or jawbone, especially the upper one.

Maxillanoun

A homologous bone of the skull in other vertebrates.

Maxillarynoun

A maxillary bone; a jawbone.

Maxillanoun

Either of two laterally moving appendages situated behind the mandibles in insects and most other arthropods.

Maxillaryadjective

Of or relating to the jaw or jawbone.

Maxillanoun

Either of the two bones that together form the upper jaw.

Maxillarynoun

The jawbone.

Maxillanoun

Arachnid mouthpart

Maxillaryadjective

of or relating to the upper jaw

Maxillanoun

the upper jawbone in vertebrates; it is fused to the cranium