[ hahy-pog-nuh-thuhs ]
/ haɪˈpɒg nə θəs /
having the lower jaw or mandible longer than the upper.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hypognathoushy·pog·na·thism, noun
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Hypognathous: having the mouth parts directed more or less vertically ventrad.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for hypognathous
/ (haɪˈpɒɡnəθəs) /
having a lower jaw that protrudes beyond the upper jaw
(of insects) having downturned mouthparts
Derived forms of hypognathoushypognathism, noun
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Medical definitions for hypognathous
[ hī-pŏg′nə-thəs, hī′pō-năth′əs ]
Having a congenitally underdeveloped lower jaw.
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