agnathia ag·na·thi·a (āg-nā’thē-ə)
Congenital absence or partial absence of the lower jaw.
having no jaws. belonging or pertaining to the class . Historical Examples agnathous: without jaws; specifically applied to those Neuropteroid series in which the mouth structures are obsolescent. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith adjective (zoology) (esp of lampreys and hagfishes) lacking jaws
a relative whose connection is traceable exclusively through males. any male relation on the father’s side. related or akin through males or on the father’s side. allied or akin. Historical Examples If there were no children, then the inheritance passed to the agnatic kindred, and in default of the latter, to the gentiles. Ancient Society […]
a gold coin of France of the 13th–16th centuries, bearing the figure of a lamb.
- Agner krarup erlang
agner krarup erlang person (1878-1929) A Danish mathematician. Erlang the language and unit were named after him. Interested in the theory of probability, in 1908 Erlang joined the Copenhagen Telephone Company where he studied the problem of waiting times for telephone calls. He worked out how to calculate the fraction of callers who must wait […]