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Descriptor English:   Maxilla 
Descriptor Spanish:   Maxilar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Maxila 
Synonyms English:   Bone, Maxillary
Bones, Maxillary
Maxillary Bone
Maxillary Bones
Tree Number:   A02.835.232.781.324.502.645
Definition English:   One of a pair of irregularly shaped bones that form the upper jaw. A maxillary bone provides tooth sockets for the superior teeth, forms part of the ORBIT, and contains the MAXILLARY SINUS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   the upper jaw bone (jawbone) only; check text for loose use of "maxillary" to mean "jaw", not precisely MAXILLA; /blood supply: consider also MAXILLARY ARTERY; /growth: consider also MAXILLOFACIAL DEVELOPMENT; /inj: consider also MAXILLOFACIAL INJURIES; /innerv: consider also MAXILLARY NERVE
See Related English:   Maxillofacial Development
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   8605 
Unique Identifier:   D008437 

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