Definition of Mandibular bone
1. Noun. The jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth.
Terms within: Gnathion, Gonion, Mandibular Notch, Pogonion, Symphysion, Condylar Process, Condyloid Process, Mandibular Condyle, Coronoid Process Of The Mandible
Generic synonyms: Articulator, Jaw
Specialized synonyms: Lantern Jaw
Derivative terms: Mandibular
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Literary usage of Mandibular bone
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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1884)
"Does it possess a freely articulating byo- mandibular bone, ... I have little doubt but that there was a freely articulating hy«- mandibular bone. ..."
2. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"... to form the mandibular bone. Its upper end is in contact with the periotic capsule, and from it two portions are separated and ossify to form two of the ..."
3. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"In the lower jaw there are two small incisors, at the anterior part of each pre- mandibular bone corresponding with those of the premaxillary; ..."
4. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... of each pre- mandibular bone corresponding with those of the premaxillary; these are succeeded by five or six conical teeth, and the, rest correspond in ..."
5. The Anatomy of the Domestic Fowl by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1918)
"... also called the mandibular bone, or pars dentis, is analogous to the lower jaw of mammals. It articulates posteriorly with the quadrate bone. ..."
6. University of Toronto Studies by University of Toronto (1900)
"cells are still larger and vacuolated, and where it fuses with the mandibular bone there is what appears to be a beginning center of endochondral ..."