gnathobase

noun
gnatho·​base | \ˈnāthəˌbās, ˈnath-\

Definition of gnathobase 

: a joint or process of the proximal part of the appendage of an arthropod modified to aid in carrying or masticating food

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Other Words from gnathobase

gnathobasic \¦⸗⸗¦bāsik \ adjective

History and Etymology for gnathobase

gnath- + base

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