mandible

(redirected from jawbone)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Idioms, Wikipedia.

mandible

1. the lower jawbone in vertebrates
2. either of a pair of mouthparts in insects and other arthropods that are usually used for biting and crushing food
3. Ornithol either the upper or the lower part of the bill, esp the lower part

mandible

[′man·də·bəl]
(anatomy)
The bone of the lower jaw.
The lower jaw.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of various mouthparts in many invertebrates designed to hold or bite into food.
References in periodicals archive ?
Unfortunately, jawbone damage is often linked to damage of other bones and early tooth loss is considered a (http://www.
John Carson, Alterra's CEO, said "We're extremely pleased to acquire Jawbone, representing one of the few viable opportunities to build new wind generation in California.
The company said Jawbone is a 40 MW wind development project in Kern County, California that is fully zoned for wind-powered generation.
The masseter is the key muscle that pulls the jawbone upward.
Authority led a $165m investment in Jawbone just last year, despite many original
I've also lost feeling in the side of my face where he pulled a piece of my jawbone out.
Jawbone is the story of former youth boxing champion Jimmy McCabe, played by Snow White And The Huntsman star Harris.
Jawbone has launched several devices in the market to track steps, calories burnt and food intake, tracks sleep and gives smart lifestyle coaching based on accumulated score.
Jawbone has filed two lawsuits against Fitbit in an escalating legal battle between the two rivals.
If you need to check on the details, such as number of steps, distance and calories, view graphs and more, you can via the Jawbone UP app.
UP MOVE is a fun, easy way to track activity and a great option for everyone at the beginning of a fitness or weight loss journey," said Travis Bogard, Vice President of Product Management and Strategy of Jawbone.