-gnathous

-gnathous

a combining form meaning “having a jaw” of the kind or in the position specified by the initial element: prognathous.

Origin:
< Greek -gnathos -jawed, adj. derivative of gnáthos jaw (akin to chin); see -ous

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-gnathous
 
adj combining form
indicating or having a jaw of a specified kind: prognathous
 
[from New Latin -gnathus, from Greek gnathos jaw]

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-gnathous suff.
Characterized by a specified kind of jaw: anisognathous.

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