Opisthognathous meaning

ŏpĭs-thŏgnə-thəs
Having receding jaws or mouthparts directed backward.
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Having receding jaws, as certain insects do.
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Having receding jaws or mouthparts directed backward.
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Origin of opisthognathous

  • Greek opistho- behind (from opisthen epi in Indo-European roots) –gnathous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition