(in mammals) either of a pair of salivary glands situated on each side behind the lower jaw
submaxillary gland n.
See submandibular gland.
- Submaxillary triangle
submaxillary triangle n. See submandibular triangle.
adjective 1. of or being a maximum; greatest possible; highest. adjective 1. of, relating to, or achieving a maximum; being the greatest or best possible 2. (maths) (of a member of an ordered set) being preceded, in order, by all other members of the set maximal max·i·mal (māk’sə-məl) adj. Of, relating to, or consisting of […]
noun, Music. 1. the sixth tone of a diatonic scale, being midway between the subdominant and the upper tonic. noun 1. the sixth degree of a major or minor scale 2. a key or chord based on this adjective 3. of or relating to the submediant
adjective 1. of only ordinary or moderate quality; neither good nor bad; barely adequate: The car gets only mediocre mileage, but it’s fun to drive. Synonyms: undistinguished, commonplace, pedestrian, everyday; run-of-the-mill. Antonyms: extraordinary, superior, uncommon, incomparable. 2. not satisfactory; poor; inferior: Mediocre construction makes that building dangerous. Synonyms: meager, low-quality, second-rate; so-so. Antonyms: excellent, superior. […]