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Of or relating to the jaw.

[Greek gnathos, jaw; see genu- in Indo-European roots + -ic.]


(ˈnæθɪk) or


(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the jaw
[C19: from Greek gnathos jaw]


(ˈnæθ ɪk)

also gnath′al,

of or pertaining to the jaw.
[1880–85; < Greek gnáth(os) jaw + -ic]
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Imaging demonstrates massive, bilateral multilocular radiolucent cystic areas within the gnathic bones (figure 2).
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The jaw is the most-common site affected by FD, accounting for 35% of all lesions, a figure that may be artificially high because, in all probability, most monostotic lesions outside the gnathic area are asymptomatic and unrecognized.
Using a bullet format and incorporating histological images, he lists the clinical features, histopathologic criteria for diagnosis, differential diagnosis, use of immunohistochemical stains and other ancillary techniques, and relevant molecular tests for nonneoplastic and benign and malignant neoplasms found in the oral cavity, sinonasal tract, salivary glands, oro/hypopharynx/larynx, gnathic bones, ears, and soft tissues.
To what part of the body does the adjective gnathic refer?
Osteosarcoma of the gnathic bones represents 6 to 8% of all osteosarcomas.