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MAXILLOFACIAL

 Dictionary entry overview: What does maxillofacial mean? 

MAXILLOFACIAL (adjective)
  The adjective MAXILLOFACIAL has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla)

  Familiarity information: MAXILLOFACIAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MAXILLOFACIAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla)

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

maxillofacial surgery

Domain category:

surgery (the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures)

Pertainym:

face (the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear)


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