na·so·max·il·lary -'mak-sə-.ler-ē, chiefly Brit -mak-'sil-ə-rē adj of, relating to, or located between the nasal bone and the maxilla <\nasomaxillary fracture>

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  • nasomaxillary suture — n the suture uniting the nasal bone and the maxilla * * * sutura nasomaxillaris …   Medical dictionary

  • nasomaxillary groove — a furrow located between the maxillary and the lateral nasal prominences of the same side in the embryo …   Medical 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

  • nasolacrimal groove — an epithelial ingrowth parallel with but medial to the nasomaxillary groove of the embryo, which marks the site of later development of the nasolacrimal duct …   Medical dictionary

  • sutura nasomaxillaris — [TA] nasomaxillary suture: the line of junction between the lateral edge of the nasal bone and the frontal process of the maxilla …   Medical dictionary

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