[ nath-ik ]
/ ˈnæθ ɪk /
of or relating to the jaw.
Origin of gnathic
1880–85; < Greek gnáth(os) jaw + -ic
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Examples from the Web for gnathic
The "gnathic index" is said to show that Europeans and Bushmen are orthognathous.The Black Man's Place in South Africa|Peter Nielsen
British Dictionary definitions for gnathic
/ (ˈnæθɪk) /
anatomy of or relating to the jaw
Word Origin for gnathic
C19: from Greek gnathos jaw
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Medicine definitions for gnathic
[ năth′ĭk ]
Relating to the jaw or alveolar process.
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