mandibular

[man-dib-yuh-ler]
adjective
pertaining to or of the nature of a mandible.

Origin:
1645–55; < Late Latin mandibul(a) mandible + -ar1

intermandibular, adjective
postmandibular, adjective
premandibular, adjective
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mandible (ˈmændɪbəl)
 
n
1.  See jaw the lower jawbone in vertebrates
2.  either of a pair of mouthparts in insects and other arthropods that are usually used for biting and crushing food
3.  ornithol either the upper or the lower part of the bill, esp the lower part
 
[C16: via Old French from Late Latin mandibula jaw, from mandere to chew]
 
mandibular
 
adj
 
mandibulate
 
n, —adj

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Mandibular repositioning appliances help to reposition and maintain the lower jaw in a protruded position during sleep.
Global human mandibular variation reflects differences in agricultural and hunter-gatherer subsistence strategies.
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