Definition of premaxillo-maxillary in English:

premaxillo-maxillary

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Of or relating to the premaxillary and maxillary bones; specifically designating the suture between these bones.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From premaxill- + -o- + maxillary.

Pronunciation

premaxillo-maxillary

/priːˌmaksɪləʊmakˈsɪl(ə)ri/