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See definition of mandible on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeak
  • as inbill
  • as inchin
  • as injaw
  • as injowl

synonyms for mandible

  • snout
  • bill
  • muzzle
  • neb
  • nib
  • nozzle
  • pecker
  • proboscis
  • projection
  • prow
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How to use mandible in a sentence

The ant’s mandibles gaped open and prepared to seize the beetle.
HOW DO NEW ORGANS EVOLVE? A BEETLE GLAND SHOWS THE WAY.VIVIANE CALLIERAUGUST 16, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Here, Fortner says, the mandible was too flexible to generate big bite forces.
THE SECRET TO T. REX‘S INCREDIBLE BITING FORCE IS AT LAST REVEALEDSID PERKINSJUNE 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
From this, they used a computer model to simulation the mandible and how it would move.
THE SECRET TO T. REX‘S INCREDIBLE BITING FORCE IS AT LAST REVEALEDSID PERKINSJUNE 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That flexibility helps the animals maintain a better grip on struggling prey and also allows the mandible to flex wider to accommodate larger morsels, he notes.
T. REX’S INCREDIBLE BITING FORCE CAME FROM ITS STIFF LOWER JAWSID PERKINSMAY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
In that scenario, the mandible became too flexible to generate large bite forces.
T. REX’S INCREDIBLE BITING FORCE CAME FROM ITS STIFF LOWER JAWSID PERKINSMAY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Centipedes instead eat with mandibles, as crustaceans and insects do.
EXPLAINER: INSECTS, ARACHNIDS AND OTHER ARTHROPODSCURTIS SEGARRAJANUARY 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The peculiarity of their beak consists in the lower mandible being considerably longer than the other into which it shuts.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
The insertion is tendinous on the dorsal surface of the lower mandible in common with the dorsal aponeurosis of pars profundus.
JAW MUSCULATURE OF THE MOURNING AND WHITE-WINGED DOVESROBERT L. MERZ
The most dorsal aponeurosis inserts on a tubercle at the posterior tip of the dorsal edge of the mandible.
JAW MUSCULATURE OF THE MOURNING AND WHITE-WINGED DOVESROBERT L. MERZ
The stripe p. 160corresponding to the deep yellow stripe on the upper mandible is sky blue.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MANDIBLE

  • bill
  • mandible
  • muzzle
  • neb
  • nib
  • nozzle
  • pecker
  • proboscis
  • projection
  • prow
  • snout
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.