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gnathic

or gnath·al

[ nath-ik ]
/ ˈnæθ ɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to the jaw.
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Origin of gnathic

1880–85; <Greek gnáth(os) jaw + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for gnathic

gnathic

gnathal

/ (ˈnæθɪk) /

adjective
anatomy of or relating to the jaw

Word Origin for gnathic

C19: from Greek gnathos jaw
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Medical definitions for gnathic

gnathic
[ năthĭk ]

adj.
Relating to the jaw or alveolar process.
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