Gnathostome meaning

năth'ə-stōm'
Any of numerous animals of the group Gnathostomata, consisting of all vertebrates with jaws and including the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes except for lampreys and hagfishes.
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Any of numerous animals of the group Gnathostomata, consisting of all vertebrates with jaws and including the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes except for lampreys and hagfishes.
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Origin of gnathostome

  • From New Latin Gnathostomata taxon name Greek gnathos jaw genu-2 in Indo-European roots Greek stoma, stomat- mouth
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition