[man-dib-yuh-ler] /mænˈdɪb yə lər/
pertaining to or of the nature of a .
1650s, from Latin mandibula (see mandible) + -ar.
- Mandibular cartilage
mandibular cartilage n. A cartilaginous bar in the embryonic mandibular arch whose proximal end becomes ossified to form the malleus. Also called Meckel’s cartilage.
- Mandibular dentition
mandibular dentition n. See dental arch.
- Mandibular disease
noun 1. (vet science) another name for shovel beak
- Mandibular fossa
mandibular fossa n. A deep hollow in the squamous portion of the temporal bone at the base of the zygomatic process in which the condyle of the mandible rests. Also called glenoid fossa.