One of the bones of the upper jaw situated between and in front of the maxillae[VHOG]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premaxilla VHOG : 0000426 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incisive_bone ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

axiom lost from external ontology
  • relationship loss: overlaps premaxillary-maxillary joint (TAO:0002260)[TAO]
  • relationship loss: overlaps inter-premaxillary joint (TAO:0001950)[TAO]
  • relationship loss: overlaps mesethmoid-premaxillary joint (TAO:0001676)[TAO]
definition
  • One of the bones of the upper jaw situated between and in front of the maxillae[VHOG].
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4a/Gray160.png
editor note
  • requires checking embryonic vs adult; isa fetal organ part in FMA; adult bone of upper jaw in AAO and ZFA; split. Note that we have loops if we add develops_from UBERON:0005620 primary palate
external definition
  • One of the bones of the upper jaw situated between and in front of the maxillae. [Dorian_AF, Elsevier's_encyclopaedic_dictionary_of_medicine, Part_B:_Anatomy_(1988)_Amsterdam_etc.:_Elsevier][VHOG]
  • Paired, intramembranous bones located at the anterior end of the skull; they form the anterior-most segment of the maxillary arch.[AAO]
  • Dermal bone that forms the anteriormost element of the upper jaw. It articulates with the maxilla posterodorsally and its antimere medially. The premaxilla is paired.[TAO]
has alternative id
  • UBERON:0002253
has exact synonym
  • premaxillary
  • premaxillae
has related synonym
  • os incisivum
  • premaxillary bone
  • premaxilla bone
  • incisive bone
homology notes
  • (...) in all higher vertebrates a premaxilla is present (...) (reference 1); Although the presence of a tooth-bearing outer buccal arcade (premaxilla, maxilla, dentary) is cited as a common character of Osteichthyes, dipnoans lack all three bones (...) (reference 2).[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0002244