maxillofacial maxillofacial


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


  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.



  • 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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