dignathan
adj. [Gr. dis, twice; gnathion, jaw]
(ARTHROPODA)
Having mandibles and one pair of maxillae, such as Pauropoda and Diplopoda; see trignathan.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • trignathan — adj. [Gr. treis, three; gnathion, jaw] (ARTHROPODA) Having mandibles and two pair of maxillae, such as Chilopoda, Symphyla and Insecta; see dignathan …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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