AskDefine | Define premaxilla

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The premaxilla is a pair of small cranial bones at the very tip of the jaws of many animals, usually bearing teeth, but not always. They are connected to the maxilla and the nasals.
The term "premaxilla" can also be used as a synonym for incisive bone.
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