Gnathite
Gnathite Gnath"ite, n. [Gr. gna`qos the jaw.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of the mouth appendages of the Arthropoda. They are known as mandibles, maxill[ae], and maxillipeds.

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  • gnathite — [nā′thīt΄, nath′īt΄] n. [< Gr gnathos, jaw + ITE1] a mouth appendage of an arthropod, modified for chewing …   English World dictionary

  • gnathite — dac·ty·lo·gnathite; gnathite; …   English syllables

  • gnathite — /nay thuyt, nath uyt/, n. Anat. any of the mouth appendages of an insect or other arthropod. [1865 70; < Gk gnáth(os) jaw + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gnathite — ˈnāˌthīt, ˈnaˌth noun ( s) Etymology: gnath + ite : a mouth appendage (as a mandible, maxilla, or maxilliped) of an arthropod …   Useful english dictionary

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  • merognathite — məˈrägnəˌthīt noun Etymology: mer (III) + gnathite : the fourth segment of a crustacean gnathite …   Useful english dictionary

  • gnathic — adjective /ˈɡnæθɪk,ˈnæθɪk/ Of or pertaining to the jaw. ‘Want to get an idea of your gnathic index, and that mustache is in the way.’ See Also: gnathal, gnathion, gnathite, gnathitis, gnatho, gnathonic, gnathonical, gnathonically, gnathonism,… …   Wiktionary

  • CIRRIPÈDES — Par leur morphologie et par leur biologie, les Cirripèdes constituent une sous classe tout à fait particulière et, en quelque sorte, aberrante dans la classe des Crustacés. Comme chez les autres Crustacés, on peut opposer les formes parasites aux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dactylognathite — dac·ty·lo·gnathite …   English syllables

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