Of or relating to the jaws.
More example sentences
- Hominoids consist of seven dental and gnathic specimens, reviewed by Leakey and Walker.
- Finally, snakes use gnathic (jaw-based) transport mechanisms, in which kinetic elements of the jaw apparatus are used to ratchet prey into and through the mouth.
- To date no successful attempt has been made for high-precision reproduction of gnathic motion on the basis of the gathered data.
late 19th century: from Greek gnathos 'jaw' + -ic.
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