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(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the maxilla. The irregularly shaped bone that with its fellow forms the upper jaw.

Origin: L. Maxillaris

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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... (Bruner and Manzi, 2004). This pattern involves interorbital and orbital enlargement, widening and flattening of the nasal bones and aperture, maxillary development and upper rotation (Ibid). Keita (2004) found that European crania, relative to sub-Saharan African crania tend to have narrower ...

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by bluecafe669
Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Insects' mouthparts

... comparison of mouthparts and I have some doubts. I can't find the role of labial palps in orthopteroid (chewing) and sucking type and the role of maxillary palps in the licking one. Moreover, I have two books that bear opposite opinions on origin of praementum, mentum, submentum and hypopharynx. ...

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by SU_reptile
Tue May 02, 2006 11:15 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Insects' mouthparts
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help for naja

I will tell you about how these spitting cobras spit venom. The palato-maxillary arch (comprising the pterygoid, palatine, ectopterygoid and maxilla) articulates with the skull at the prefrontal (black rectangle). Immediately adjacent to the palato-maxillary ...

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by David George
Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:45 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: help for naja
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