holognathous
adj. [Gr. holos, whole; gnathos, jaw]
(MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda)
Possessing a jaw of one piece construction, as certain terrestrial forms.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • hol- — combining form or holo Etymology: Middle English holo , from Old French, from Latin hol , holo , from Greek, from holos more at safe 1. a. : complete : entire …   Useful english dictionary

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