Paragnathus
Paragnathus Pa*rag"na*thus (p[.a]*r[a^]g"n[.a]*th[u^]s), n.; pl. {Paragnathi} (p[.a]*r[a^]g"n[.a]*th[imac]). [NL. See {Para-}, and {Gnathic}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) One of the two lobes which form the lower lip, or metastome, of Crustacea. (b) One of the small, horny, toothlike jaws of certain annelids. [1913 Webster]

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  • paragnathus — 1. A developmental defect resulting in an individual with an accessory lower jaw. 2. A parasitic fetus attached to the jaw of the autosite. [para + G. gnathos, jaw] * * * par·ag·na·thus (pə ragґnə thəs) [para + Gr. gnathos jaw] 1.… …   Medical dictionary

  • paragnathus — pa·rag·na·thus …   English syllables

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  • Paragnathi — Paragnathus Pa*rag na*thus (p[.a]*r[a^]g n[.a]*th[u^]s), n.; pl. {Paragnathi} (p[.a]*r[a^]g n[.a]*th[imac]). [NL. See {Para }, and {Gnathic}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) One of the two lobes which form the lower lip, or metastome, of Crustacea. (b) One of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paragnath — Par ag*nath (p[a^]r [a^]g*n[a^]th), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Paragnathus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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