What Is the Function of the Mandible?

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The mandible also sometimes referred to as maxilla holds the upper teeth, thus sometimes called maxillary arch. The mandible laterally attaches to the zygomatic bones (cheek bones), and it assists in forming the roof of the mouth, the lateral wall and floor of the nasal antrum.
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