premax

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premax

  1. (zoology, informal) Clipping of premaxilla.
    • 2005, William Richards, Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: An Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, p. 820:
      The rhynchactids possess a premax with few (0-2) curved teeth, but the dentaries are toothless.