intermaxillary suture

intermaxillary suture
sutura intermaxillaris.

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  • intermaxillary suture — noun the suture between the two maxillae of the upper jawbone • Syn: ↑sutura intermaxillaris • Hypernyms: ↑suture, ↑sutura, ↑fibrous joint • Part Holonyms: ↑upper jaw, ↑upper jaw …   Useful english dictionary

  • intermaxillary — I. “+ adjective Etymology: inter + maxillary 1. : lying between maxillae; especially : joining the two maxillary bones intermaxillary suture 2. : of or relating to the premaxillae II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suture — The word suture has several uses in medicine, including: {{}}Cranial suture A type of joint between the bones of the skull where the bones are held tightly together by fibrous tissue. A surgical suture Thread like material used to sew tissue… …   Medical dictionary

  • sutura — SYN: suture (1). [L. a sewing, a suture, fr. suo, pp. sutus, to sew] s. coronalis [TA] SYN: coronal suture. suturae cranii [TA] SYN: cranial sutures, under suture. s. ethmoidolacrimalis [TA] SYN: ethmoidolacrimal suture. s. ethmoidomaxillaris… …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrous joint — noun an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull) • Syn: ↑suture, ↑sutura • Hypernyms: ↑joint, ↑articulation, ↑articulatio • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sutura — noun an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull) • Syn: ↑suture, ↑fibrous joint • Hypernyms: ↑joint, ↑articulation, ↑articulatio • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sutura intermaxillaris — noun the suture between the two maxillae of the upper jawbone • Syn: ↑intermaxillary suture • Hypernyms: ↑suture, ↑sutura, ↑fibrous joint • Part Holonyms: ↑upper jaw, ↑upper jawbon …   Useful english dictionary

  • torus palatinus — [TA] palatine torus: a bony protuberance sometimes found on the hard palate at the junction of the intermaxillary suture and the transverse palatine suture. Torus palatinus …   Medical dictionary

  • Foramen — A natural opening. Although a foramen is usually through bone, it can be an opening through other types of tissue, as with the foramen ovale. * * * An aperture or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure. SYN: trema (1). [L. an… …   Medical dictionary

  • Spine — 1) The column of bone known as the vertebral column, which surrounds and protects the spinal cord. The spine can be categorized according to level of the body: i.e., cervical spine (neck), thoracic spine (upper and middle back), and lumbar spine… …   Medical dictionary

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