maxillary nerve n.
The second division of the trigeminal nerve, passing from the trigeminal ganglion into the pterygopalatine fossa, where it continues forward to give off the zygomatic nerve and enter the eye socket.
- Maxillary process
maxillary process n. A thin plate projecting from the upper border of the lower nasal concha, articulating with the maxilla and partly closing the orifice of the maxillary sinus.
- Maxillary sinus
maxillary sinus n. An air cavity in the body of the maxilla, communicating with the middle meatus of the nose. Also called antrum of Highmore, maxillary antrum.
- Maxillary vein
maxillary vein n. A posterior continuation of the pterygoid plexus, joining the superficial temporal vein to form the retromandibular vein.
[mak-sil-uh-ped] /mækˈsɪl əˌpɛd/ noun 1. one member of the three pairs of appendages situated immediately behind the of crustaceans. /mækˈsɪlɪˌpɛd/ noun 1. any member of three pairs of appendages in crustaceans, behind the maxillae: specialized for feeding