Definition of maxilla noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

maxilla

 noun
noun
NAmE//mækˈsɪlə//
 
(pl. maxillae
NAmE//mækˈsɪli//
 
)
(anatomy)
 
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the jaw
NAmE//ˈmæksəˌlɛri//
 
adjective a maxillary fracture
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: maxilla