Definition of opisthognathous in English:

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opisthognathous

Pronunciation: /ˌäpəsˈTHäɡnəTHəs/

adjective

Zoology
(Of an animal) having retreating jaws or teeth.
Example sentences
  • Here the head is opisthognathous with the labium short and fused to the thorax.

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Syllabification: op·is·thog·na·thous

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