mandibuliform

adjective

man·​dib·​u·​li·​form
manˈdibyələˌfȯrm
: having the form or function of a mandible
used especially of the maxillae of an insect when hard and adapted for biting

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary mandibul- + -form

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“Mandibuliform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mandibuliform. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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