- the lower part of the bill.
- mandibles, the upper and lower parts of the bill.
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How to use mandible in a sentence
The ant’s mandibles gaped open and prepared to seize the beetle.How Do New Organs Evolve? A Beetle Gland Shows the Way.|Viviane Callier|August 16, 2021|Quanta Magazine
From this, they used a computer model to simulation the mandible and how it would move.
Here, Fortner says, the mandible was too flexible to generate big bite forces.
In that scenario, the mandible became too flexible to generate large bite forces.
That flexibility helps the animals maintain a better grip on struggling prey and also allows the mandible to flex wider to accommodate larger morsels, he notes.
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.
The stripe p. 160corresponding to the deep yellow stripe on the upper mandible is sky blue.Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton
In Lethrus F. in the female, but not the male, the mandible is armed below with a long incurved horn.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby