HyperDic: mandible

English > 1 sense of the word mandible:
NOUNbodymandible, lower jaw, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowlthe jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
mandible > pronunciation
Soundsmae'ndahbahl; mae'ndihbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > mandible: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth.
Synonymslower jaw, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowl
Partscondylar process, condyloid process, mandibular condyleThe condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skull
coronoid process of the mandibleThe coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle
gnathionThe most inferior point of the mandible in the midline
gonionThe craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw
mandibular notchsmall indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone
pogonionThe craniometric point that is the most forward-projecting point / point on the anterior surface of the chin
symphysionThe most forward point of the alveolar process of the mandible
Narrowerlantern jawA long thin lower jaw
BroaderarticulatorA movable speech organ
jawThe part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
Spanishmandíbula inferior, mandíbula, quijada, submaxilla
Catalanbarra, maixella, mandíbula inferior, mandíbula, maxil·lar inferior, submaxilla
Adjectivesmandibular, inframaxillaryrelating to the lower jaw
mandibulatehaving mandibles

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