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Noun: submaxilla  ,súb,mak'si-lu
  1. The jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
    - lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowl

Derived forms: submaxillas

Type of: articulator, jaw

Encyclopedia: Submaxilla