agnathia
Congenital absence of the lower jaw, usually accompanied by approximation of the ears. SEE ALSO: otocephaly, synotia. [G. a- priv. + gnathos, jaw]

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ag·na·thia ag-'nā-thē-ə, (')ā-'nā-, -'nath-ē- n the congenital complete or partial absence of one or both jaws

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n.
congenital absence of the lower jaw, either partial or complete.

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ag·na·thia (ag-naґthe-ə) [a-1 + gnath- + -ia] a congenital anomaly characterized by absence of the lower jaw. agnathic, agnathous adj

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