Definitions

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  • adj. Jawless.
  • adj. Afflicted by or characteristic of agnathia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without jaws; characterized by the absence of jaws. Syd. Soc. Lex.
  • Of or pertaining to the Agnatha or Agnathi.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, "without") + γνάθος (gnathos, "jaw") + -ous. From a- + -gnathous (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Fetuses with absence of the maxillæ (Nos. 16 and 17) are in modern terminology called agnathous.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Fetuses with absence of the maxillae (Nos. 16 and 17) are in modern terminology called agnathous.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • n. - state of being unable to swallow. adj. - having same male forefather; allied; Law, related on father's side; n. such relative. agnation, agnathous adj. - lacking jaws. agnathia, n. agnoiology

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