• Definition for "hypognathous"
    • getting the maxilla, or lower jaw, longer than…
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hypognathous definition

  • adjective:
    • getting the maxilla, or lower jaw, longer than top of the jaw.
    • having a projecting lower jaw
  • others:
    • In ornithology, getting the under mandible longer than the top of, because the black colored epidermis.,ner, Rhynchops nigra: used both towards bird or even to its beak. Coues. See cut under Rhynchops.
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