angulosplenial

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adjective

an·​gu·​lo·​sple·​ni·​al
¦aŋgyə(ˌ)lō¦-
anatomy
: of or relating to both the angular and the splenial

angulosplenial

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noun

plural -s
: the angulosplenial bone forming most of the inner and lower part of the mandible of amphibians

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

angulo- + splenial

First Known Use

Adjective

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angulosplenial was in 1875

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“Angulosplenial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angulosplenial. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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