maxillofacial [mak sil΄ə fā′shəl]
of or having to do with the jaws and face [a maxillofacial surgeon]

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  • maxillofacial — adjective Date: circa 1923 of, relating to, or treating the maxilla and the face < maxillofacial surgeons > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • maxillofacial — /mak sil oh fay sheuhl/, adj. Anat. of, pertaining to, or affecting the jaws and the face: maxillofacial surgery. [1920 25; MAXILL(A) + O + FACIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • maxillofacial — Pertaining to the jaws and face, particularly with reference to specialized surgery of this region. * * * max·il·lo·fa·cial fā shəl adj of, relating to, treating, or affecting the maxilla and the face <maxillofacial surgery> * * * adj.… …   Medical dictionary

  • maxillofacial — adjective of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla) maxillofacial surgery • Pertains to noun: ↑face • Topics: ↑surgery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maxillofacial prosthetist and technologist — is the term used in the United Kingdom for a specialist who delivers facial, ocular and other prostheses which restore form and function to the body. In the United States, this specialty is known as anaplastology. In the UK,[1] the main governing …   Wikipedia

  • maxillofacial surgery — oral and maxillofacial s …   Medical dictionary

  • maxillofacial — adjective Of or relating to the jaw and face. See Also: maxilla, facial …   Wiktionary

  • maxillofacial — [makˌsɪlə(ʊ) feɪʃ(ə)l, ˌmaksɪlə(ʊ) ] adjective Anatomy relating to the jaws and face. Origin C19: from maxillo (combining form of L. maxilla jaw ) + facial …   English new terms dictionary

  • maxillofacial — max·il·lo·facial …   English syllables

  • maxillofacial — adj. describing or relating to the region of the face, jaws, and related structures …   The new mediacal dictionary

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