gnathic
also gnathal adjective Etymology: Greek gnathos jaw Date: 1882 of or relating to the jaw

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  • Gnathic — Gnath ic, a. [Gr. gna qos the jaw.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the jaw. [1913 Webster] {Gnathic index}, in a skull, the ratio of the distance from the middle of the nasofrontal suture to the basion (taken equal to 100), to the distance from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gnathic — pertaining to the jaw, 1882, from Gk. gnathos jaw, cheek, properly the lower jaw, cognate with Lith. ЕЅandas jaw …   Etymology dictionary

  • gnathic — [nath′ik] adj. [< Gr gnathos, jaw (for IE base see CHIN) + IC] of the jaw …   English World 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

  • gnathic — relating to the jaw. See also gnathal …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • gnathic — /nath ik/, adj. of or pertaining to the jaw. Also, gnathal. [1880 85; < Gk gnáth(os) jaw + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • gnathic — Relating to the jaw or alveolar process. [G. gnathos, jaw] * * * gnath·ic nath ik or gna·thal nā thəl, nath əl adj of or relating to the jaw * * * gnath·ic (nathґik) pertaining to the jaw or cheek …   Medical dictionary

  • gnathic — adj. of or pertaining to the jaw …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gnathic — [ naθɪk, neɪ ] adjective rare relating to the jaws. Origin C19: from Gk gnathos jaw + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • gnathic — gnath·ic …   English syllables

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