Jaw: Bony structure of the mouth that holds the teeth. It consists of the Mandible and the Maxilla.1

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Jaw: The bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth.2


Types may include:3

Types of Jaw:

Categories for Jaw

Category of Jaw:

  • Skeletal System Part

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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  3. ibid.
  4. ibid.

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