mandibuliform definition

  • adjective:
    • getting the type of a mandible; - said particularly of this maxillæ of an insect whenever tough and adjusted for biting.
    • Having the form of a mandible; -- said especially of the maxillæ of an insect when hard and adapted for biting.
  • others:
    • obtaining the form of a mandible generally speaking: especially applied to the underneath jaws or maxillæ of an insect when they are tough, horny, and mandibulate or fitted for biting, just like the mandibles proper.
54 votes

How would you define mandibuliform?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!