Mandibular arch
Mandibular Man*dib"u*lar, a. [Cf. F. mandibulaire.] Of or pertaining to a mandible; like a mandible. -- n. The principal mandibular bone; the mandible. [1913 Webster]

{Mandibular arch} (Anat.), the most anterior visceral arch, -- that in which the mandible is developed. [1913 Webster]


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