adjective combining form

Definition of -GNATHOUS

:  having (such) a jaw <prognathous>

Origin of -GNATHOUS

New Latin -gnathus, from Greek gnathos; akin to Greek genys jaw — more at chin


adjective combining form -g·na·thous   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -GNATHOUS

:  having (such) a jaw <opisthognathous>


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May 30, 2015
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