Lippincott's Medical Dictionary

Lippincott's Medical Dictionary

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...on the upper surface of the superior maxillary bone for the maxillary process of the palate bone. Anterior m. foramen, the mental foramen: Inferior or posterior m. foramen, the inferior dental foramen. Superior m. foramen, the posterior dental canal. M. index, the number obtained by dividing the alveolonasal line multiplied by 100 by the maximum maxillary diameter. M. process, an inward-curving plate below the ethmoid process of the inferior turbinal bone. It is inserted into a notch at the lower border of the aperture of the antrum. Superior m. process, an eminence on the face of the embryo which develops into the superior maxilla and the malar bone: called also Maxulopalatine process. M. ridge, a ridge of vascular tissue along the alveolar processes of the maxillary bones of the foetus: called also Dental crest. M. sector, a sector bounded by radii from the punctum alas vomeris to the puncta nasofrontale and spina; nasalis posterions. M. sinus. See Highmore's Antrum. M. tuberosity, an eminence at the lower part of the zygomatic surface of the superior maxillary bone. External m. vein. See Facial Vein. Maxillitis (mac-si-lai'tis). Inflammation of a maxillary gland. Maxillodentary (mac"ei-lo-den/tp-ri). Relating to the jaw and the teeth. Maxillofacial index (mac"8i-lo-fe'shtpl). The number obtained by multiplying the projection-distance from the metopion to the gnathion by 100 and dividing the result by the projectiondistance from the lower border of the orbits to the prosthion. Maxillomandibular (mac"si-lo-ma n-dib'iu-lar). Relating to the upper and lower jaws. Maxillopalatine (mac//si-lo-pal'(-tin). Relating to the jaw and the palate-bone. M. process, the superior maxillary process. See under Maxillary....
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