Gnathic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Gnathic (Anat) Of or pertaining to the jaw. "Skulls with the gnathic index below 98 are orthognathous, from 98 to 103 mesognathous, and above 103 are prognathous."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gnathic Of or pertaining to the jaws; specifically, in craniometry, pertaining to the alveolus of the jaws; alveolar: as, the gnathic or alveolar index (which see, under craniometry). Also gnathal.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Gnathic nath′ik of the jaws—also Gnā′thal
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. gna`qos the jaw
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. gnathos, the jaw.