-gnathous

adjective combining form

Definition of -gnathous

  1. :  having (such) a jaw prognathous

Origin and Etymology of -gnathous

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


Medical Dictionary

-gnathous

adjective combining form -g·na·thous

Medical Definition of -gnathous

  1. :  having (such) a jaw opisthognathous


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