body of maxilla


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bod·y of max·il·la

[TA]
the central portion of the maxilla hollowed out by the maxillary sinus; it presents orbital, nasal, anterior, and infratemporal surfaces and supports four processes, frontal, zygomatic, palatine, and alveolar.
Synonym(s): corpus maxillae [TA]

bod·y of max·il·la

(bodē mak-silă) [TA]
Central portion of maxilla hollowed out by maxillary sinus; presents orbital, nasal, anterior, and infratemporal surfaces and supports four processes: frontal, zygomatic, palatine, and alveolar.
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Bone in body of maxilla bilaterally is thick and surface is irregular.
Strange observation is the more radiopacity in the body of maxilla obliterating the maxillary sinus both sides.
Infraorbital foramen was defined as elongated depression with well demarcated margins in the orbital surface of body of maxilla.