- the lower part of the bill.
- mandibles, the upper and lower parts of the bill.
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Origin of mandible
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Example sentences from the Web for mandible
Centipedes instead eat with mandibles, as crustaceans and insects do.Explainer: Insects, arachnids and other arthropods|Curtis Segarra|January 19, 2021|Science News For Students
The peculiarity of their beak consists in the lower mandible being considerably longer than the other into which it shuts.In the Wilds of Florida|W.H.G. Kingston
The insertion is tendinous on the dorsal surface of the lower mandible in common with the dorsal aponeurosis of pars profundus.
The most dorsal aponeurosis inserts on a tubercle at the posterior tip of the dorsal edge of the mandible.