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Noun1.mandibula - the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouthmandibula - the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
gnathion - the most inferior point of the mandible in the midline
gonion - the craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw
mandibular notch - small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone
pogonion - the craniometric point that is the most forward-projecting point on the anterior surface of the chin
symphysion - the most forward point of the alveolar process of the mandible
articulator - a movable speech organ
condylar process, condyloid process, mandibular condyle - the condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skull
coronoid process of the mandible - the coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle
jaw - the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
lantern jaw - a long thin lower jaw
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Tratamiento cirurgico de uma fratura da mandibula em uma egua por cerclagem interdental: um relato de caso
Vista dorsal (A), ventral (B) y lateral (C) del craneo y mandibula de los ejemplares de Cyttaros alecto (MUSA 15228).
Este ACP permitio detectar las metricas (variables) que aportan mayormente a la variacion de los datos: area de la cabeza (AC), ancho de la cabeza 3 (ANC3), largo de la cabeza 2 (LC2), largo de la mandibula izquierda 1 (LMI1), largo de la mandibula izquierda 3 (LMI3), largo de la mandibula derecha (LRMD), ancho de la mandibula derecha (ANMD), lado de la mandibula derecha 1 (LMD1), lado de la mandibula derecha 3 (LMD3), largo del labrum inferior 1(LRLI1), largo del labrum inferior medio (LRLIM).