- the lower part of the bill.
- mandibles, the upper and lower parts of the bill.
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Example sentences from the Web for mandible
Before the close of the Zoa condition a small and unjointed palp appears on the mandible.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The mandible is very deep in the middle, and is drawn out into a long spout-like process in front.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
The mandible has a long and strong symphysis, and its angle is not inflected.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Rami of mandible anchylosed together and suture largely obliterated.The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae|Frederick True
The angular processes are remarkably short, especially in relation to the length of the mandible.