Body of maxilla

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Bone: Body of maxilla
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Left maxilla. Outer surface.
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Left maxilla. Nasal surface.
Latin corpus maxillae
Gray's subject #38 158
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
c_56/12260607

The body of the maxilla is somewhat pyramidal in shape, and contains a large cavity, the maxillary sinus (antrum of Highmore).

Surfaces

It has four surfaces - an anterior, a posterior or infratemporal, a superior or orbital, and a medial or nasal.

hu:Corpus maxillae


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