premaxilla

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premaxilla

 [pre-mak´sĭ-lah]
a separate element derived from the median nasal processes in the embryo, which later fuses with the maxilla.

pre·max·il·la

(prē'mak-sil'ă),
1. ☆ official atlternate term for incisive bone
2. The central isolated bony part in a complete bilateral cleft of the lip.
[pre- + L. maxilla, jawbone]

premaxilla

/pre·max·il·la/ (-mak-sil´ah)
2. the embryonic bone that later fuses with the maxilla to form the incisive bone.

premaxilla

(prē′măk-sĭl′ə)
n. pl. pre·maxillae (-măk-sĭl′ē)
Either of two bones located in front of and between the maxillary bones in the upper jaw of vertebrates.

pre·max′il·lar′y (-măk′sə-lĕr′ē) adj.

pre·max·il·la

(prē'mak-sil'ă)
1. Synonym(s): incisive bone.
2. Central isolated bony part in a complete bilateral cleft of the lip.
[pre- + L. maxilla, jawbone]

premaxilla (prē´maksil´ə),

n the embryonic structure that forms the anterior part of the maxillae.
premaxilla, floating,
n See premaxilla, loose.
premaxilla, loose,
n 1. (floating premaxilla) the nonunion of the premaxillary process with the lateral maxillary segments, so that the premaxilla is loose, or floating. The position of the loose premaxilla in relation to the lateral maxillary segments varies among patients.
n 2. the administration of a tranquilizing drug, a drug that influences blood clotting time or any other drug that produces a preplanned set of conditions and is administered preceding any dental procedures.

premaxilla

the incisive bone, the bone which bears the upper incisor teeth.

cleft premaxilla
see cleft lip.