maxillofacial maxillofacial

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Special schools were organized, men were sent into the French and British hospitals for observation, and eventually a maxillofacial team was assigned to each base hospital center.
  2. For many years now, oral and maxillofacial surgeons have been warning smokeless-tobacco users of the potential health hazard posed by these products.

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  • Dr Goodall added: "We reckon about 80 per cent of people we see in maxillofacial clinics would be hazardous drinkers."
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Jane Goodall Source: Glasgow Daily Record

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