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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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The short rostrum of Bibimys is characterized by a well-developed hook-shaped gnathic process (Fig.
SBC in gnathic bones are essentially restricted to the mandible, although maxillary SBC has been reported.
Imaging demonstrates massive, bilateral multilocular radiolucent cystic areas within the gnathic bones (figure 2).
Gnathic osteosarcomas: review of literature and report of two cases in maxilla.
Odontogenic tumors (OTs) develop exclusively on gnathic bones through the proliferation of odontogenic tissues (epithelial, mesenchymal or both).
He has had a dental laboratory, Gnathic Systems, for more than 40 years, both in Newport Beach, Calif.
Solitary central myofibroma presenting in the gnathic region.
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.
Consequently, when a malfunction oc- curs within the TM joints or a maxillo-mandibular mal-relation exists, a compensatory response is elicited from the stomato- gnathic musculature.
Anomalies of dentition, oral and gnathic bones have been described.
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.
7 In gnathic lesions, females are affected more frequently (2:1 ratio) than males.