- having no jaws.
- belonging or pertaining to the class Agnatha.
Also agnathan, ag·na·thic.
Origin of agnathous
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Agnathous: without jaws; specifically applied to those Neuropteroid series in which the mouth structures are obsolescent.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- zoology (esp of lampreys and hagfishes) lacking jaws
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