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max·il·lar·y

(mak'si-lār-ē),
Relating to the maxilla, or upper jaw.
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maxillary

(măk′sə-lĕr′ē)
adj.
Of or relating to a jaw or jawbone, especially the upper one.
n. pl. maxillar·ies
A maxillary bone; a jawbone.
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maxillary

adjective Referring or pertaining to the maxilla.
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max·il·lar·y

(mak'si-lar-ē)
Relating to the maxilla, or upper jaw.
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maxillary

pertaining to the region of the upper jaw in vertebrates.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

max·il·lar·y

(mak'si-lar-ē)
Relating to the maxilla, or upper jaw.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Even Tanrikulu R and Erol B concluded that axial CT was the most effective method in imaging of the maxillary fractures, coronal CT was the most useful in classification of maxillary fractures.
Maxillary fractures. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 1976; 9:498-98.
Rostral Mandibular and Maxillary Fractures: Repair by Interdental Wiring.
Management of maxillary fractures. In: Peterson LJ, ed.
Miniplate fixation for repair of mandibular and maxillary fractures in 15 dogs and 3 cats.
We have used the technique in a couple of isolated Le Fort I maxillary fractures with success, but caution must be exercised when using this technique in fractures involving more bones or where there is comminution.
Worldwide studies on pattern of maxillary fractures indicate that le Fort fractures are the most common fractures in- volved with palatal splits.
Nasal and maxillary fractures are more common among infants, and mandible fractures are more common among teenagers7.
Patients with condylar fracture and associated maxillofacial fratures like, Lefort Maxillary fractures, Zygomatic Complex fractures, Nasal bone fractures, panfacial trauma and Mandibular symphysis, body and angle fratures were excluded.
19 patients presented with maxillary fractures while zygomatic bone was fractured in 4 patients Table 1.