jaw articulation

jaw articulation

the joint of the bones forming the skeleton surrounding the mouth of vertebrates, between the upper jaw (maxilla) and lower jaw (mandible).
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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