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gnathostome

/ (ˈneɪθəʊˌstəʊm) /
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noun
any vertebrate of the superclass Gnathostomata, having a mouth with jaws, including all vertebrates except the agnathans
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Derived forms of gnathostome

gnathostomatous, adjective

Word Origin for gnathostome

from New Latin Gnathostomata, from Greek gnathos jaw + stoma mouth

Words nearby gnathostome

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