supramaxilla


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su·pra·max·il·la

(sū'pră-mak-sil'ă),
Obsolete term for maxilla.

supramaxilla

(so͞o′prə-măk-sĭl′ə)
n. pl. supra·maxillae (-măk-sĭl′ē)
The upper jaw or jawbone.

su′pra·max′il·lar′y (-măk′sə-lĕr′ē) adj. & n.

su·pra·max·il·la

(sū'pră-mak-sil'ă)
Obsolete term for maxilla
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The first infraorbital seems autogenous, and it largely covers the supramaxilla (e) plus a good extent of the maxilla.
Posterior end of maxilla expanded dorsally, truncate or slightly concave; supramaxilla terminally positioned.
5 in HL); supramaxilla present, narrow and anteriorly positioned.
and pointed posteriorly with a concave subterminal margin dorsally, a convex subterminal margin ventrally; supramaxilla large and subterminally positioned.
8% SL; end of maxilla expanded and subterminally rounded, becoming elongate and scimitar-shaped in males, nearly reaching opercular margin; supramaxilla narrow and positioned about midmaxilla.
fossoris-galapagensis in having a rigid maxilla that is not sexually dimorphic or dichromic and in lacking a supramaxilla, it is the only Atlantic species that has the subopercle broadly expanded distally and multifid nasal cirrus in adults.