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]
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The right maxillary alveolus was separated from the body of the maxilla and exhibited a perimortem fracture at the location of the first molar.
Computed tomography scan (CT) showed the mass extending inferiorly into the body of the maxilla upto alveolus (Figure 4).
3.) The body of the maxilla is hollow and contains the maxillary sinus.