mandible

  • 1 Mandible — Man di*ble, n. [L. mandibula, mandibulum, fr. mandere to chew. Cf. {Manger}.] 1. (Anat.) The bone, or principal bone, of the lower jaw; the inferior maxilla; also applied to either the upper or the lower jaw in the beak of birds. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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  • 2 Mandible — This article is about the vertebrate jawbone. For the human jawbone, see human mandible. For other uses, see Mandible (disambiguation). Sperm whale mandible In vertebrates, the mandible, lower jaw or jawbone is a bone forming the skull with the… …

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  • 3 Changes produced in the mandible by age — Fig. 1: At birth. Fig. 2: In childhood …

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  • 4 Ossification of the mandible — The mandible is ossified in the fibrous membrane covering the outer surfaces of Meckel s cartilages. These cartilages form the cartilaginous bar of the mandibular arch (see p. 66), and are two in number, a right and a left. Their proximal or… …

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  • 5 Ramus of the mandible — Bone: Ramus of the mandible Mandible. Outer surface. Side view …

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  • 6 Mandible claw — The Mandible Claw is a professional wrestling maneuver which, when applied correctly against an individual, can cause intense, legitimate pain. Popularized in the 1990s by American wrestler Mick Foley, the move is based heavily on The Mandibular… …

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  • 7 Mandible (insect) — Insect mandibles are a pair of appendages near the insect’s mouth, and the most anterior of the three pairs of oral appendages (the labrum is more anterior, but is a single fused structure). Their function is typically to grasp, crush, or cut the …

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  • 8 Peninj Mandible — Infobox fossil catalog number = common name = Peninj mandible species = Paranthropus boisei age = 1.5 mya place discovered = Peninj, Tanzania date discovered = 1964 discovered by = Richard LeakeyThe Peninj Mandible is the fossilized lower jaw and …

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  • 9 Coronoid process of the mandible — Bone: Coronoid process of the mandible Mandible. Outer surface. Side view. (Coronoid process labeled at top center.) Latin processus coronoideus mand …

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  • 10 Angle of the mandible — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = angulus mandibulae GraySubject = 44 GrayPage = 174 Caption = Mandible. Outer surface. Side view. (Angle labeled at bottom right. Lateral surface.) Caption2 = Mandible. Inner surface. Side view. (Angle… …

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  • 11 Eddie Mandible — club.After switching codes Eddie Mandible played just two matches for Easts, scoring one try. [cite web|publisher= NRL Stats |title=NRL Stats Eddie Mandible |url=http://nrlstats.com/archive/clubs.cfm?ClubID=14 ClubSeasonID=515 |accessdate=2007 12 …

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  • 12 Body of mandible — Infobox Bone Name = PAGENAME Latin = corpus mandibulae GraySubject = 44 GrayPage = 172 Caption = Mandible. Outer surface. Side view Caption2 = Mandible. Inner surface. Side view Precursor = 1st branchial arch [EmbryologyUNC|hednk|023] Origins =… …

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  • 13 Mandible (arthropod) — In arthropods, the mandible is either of a pair of arthropod mouthparts used for biting, cutting and holding food. Mandibles are often simply referred to as jaws. The arthropods with mandibles form the clade Mandibulata, comprising the extant… …

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  • 14 Lingula of mandible — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = lingula mandibulae GraySubject = 44 GrayPage = 173 Caption = Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = l 11 DorlandsSuf = 12496673 The margin of… …

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  • 15 Alveolar part of mandible — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = pars alveolaris mandibulae GraySubject = 44 GrayPage = 173 Caption = Mandible. (Alveolar part not labeled, but is visible below teeth.) Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph =… …

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  • 16 Peninj mandible — ▪ fossil also called  Natron mandible        an almost perfectly preserved fossil jaw of the hominin (of human lineage) species Paranthropus boisei (Australopithecus) containing a complete set of adult teeth. It was found in 1964 at Peninj, a… …

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  • 17 Mandible — The mandible is the bone of the lower jaw. The joint where the mandible meets the upper jaw at the temporal bone is called the temporomandibular joint. * * * A U shaped bone (in superior view), forming the lower jaw, articulating by its upturned… …

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  • 18 body of mandible — See: mandible body [Martin, 2005] …

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  • 19 mandible — Most anterodorsally situated of gnathal appendages; one, of a pair, of heavily calcified jaws; the teeth. [Hobbs and Jass, 1988]. On of the heavily calcified jaws lying anterior to (beneath, in ventral view) the other mouth parts but visible in… …

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  • 20 mandible body — Inflated base (coxa) of mandible providing for attachment of mandibular muscles. (Syn. body of mandible, corpus mandibulae) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Inflated base of mandible for attachment of mandibular muscles. (Syn. corpus mandibulae)… …

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