Between the maxillae, or upper jaw bones.

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in·ter·max·il·lary .int-ər-'mak-sə-.ler-ē, chiefly Brit -mak-'sil-ə-rē adj
1) lying between maxillae esp joining the two maxillary bones <\intermaxillary sutures>
2) of or relating to the premaxillae
intermaxillary n, pl -lar·ies PREMAXILLA

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in·ter·max·il·lary (in″tər-makґsĭ-lar″e) situated between the two maxillae.

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