sphenomaxillary


sphenomaxillary
Relating to the sphenoid bone and the maxilla.

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sphe·no·max·il·lary (sfe″no-makґsĭ-lar″e) pertaining to the sphenoid bone and the maxilla.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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