Definition of premaxillary in English:

premaxillary

adjective

Anatomy
  • Situated in front of the maxilla.

    • ‘The left maxilla preserves 13 tooth sockets, which are slightly larger than the premaxillary tooth sockets.’
    • ‘As well, the premaxillary teeth are typically smaller than non-premaxillary teeth.’
    • ‘Significant premaxillary protrusion does not occur in any of these fishes.’

Pronunciation:

premaxillary

/ˌpriːmakˈsɪləri/