Definition of admaxillary in English:

admaxillary

adjective

Zoology
rare
  • Situated close to or connected with the maxilla; (in early use) specifically designating accessory salivary glands associated with the parotid and submaxillary glands in certain mammals. Now rare.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ad- + maxillary. Compare earlier submaxillary, intermaxillary, and premaxillary.

Pronunciation:

admaxillary

/admakˈsɪl(ə)ri/