Submaxillary



[suhb-mak-suh-ler-ee, suhb-mak-sil-uh-ree] /sʌbˈmæk səˌlɛr i, ˌsʌb mækˈsɪl ə ri/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the lower jaw or lower jawbone.
submaxillary
/ˌsʌbmækˈsɪlərɪ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or situated close to the lower jaw

submaxillary sub·max·il·lar·y (sŭb-māk’sə-lěr’ē)
adj.

Of or relating to the lower jaw; mandibular.

Situated beneath the maxilla.

n.
An anatomical part, such as a gland or nerve, situated beneath the maxilla.

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