angulosplenial

adjective
an·​gu·​lo·​sple·​ni·​al | \ ¦aŋgyə(ˌ)lō¦- \

Definition of angulosplenial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

anatomy
: of or relating to both the angular and the splenial

angulosplenial

noun
plural -s

Definition of angulosplenial (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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First Known Use of angulosplenial

Adjective

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angulosplenial

Adjective

angulo- + splenial

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“Angulosplenial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angulosplenial. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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