Left Maxillary

(Lateral view)

The maxillary forms a portion of the lower anterolateral portion of the skull.

The process indicated by the arrow is the portion of the maxillary that forms the anterior base of the zygomatic arch.

Left Maxillary

(Ventral view)

Anterior end

In addition the maxillary forms a portion of the hard palate and houses the canine, premolar (3) and molar teeth. What appears to be a fourth premolar is a deep groove in the last premolar.

The incisors (3) are located in the premaxillary.

anterior view lateral view

ventral view cat tutorial