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[nath-ik] /ˈnæθ ɪk/

of or relating to the jaw.
(anatomy) of or relating to the jaw

“pertaining to the jaw,” 1882, from Greek gnathos “jaw, cheek,” properly “the lower jaw,” cognate with Lithuanian žandas “jaw.”

gnathic gnath·ic (nāth’ĭk)
Relating to the jaw or alveolar process.


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