agnathia


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agnathia

[ag′nath·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Lack of the jaws.
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Fourteen different anomalies were recorded, of which agnathia, microcepahaly, microphthalmia, anophthalmia, short neck and omphalocelle showed gradual increase in the percentage anomalies with the treatment of low to higher concentration of insecticide and observed with all applied concentrations.
Studies in knockout of Nog shows abnormalities in the neural tube and the somites and mandibular defects ranging over a range of phenotypes from the mandibular hypoplasia, passing through an intermediate phenotype micrognathia (poor formation of the jaw) to agnathia (absence of mandibular formation) (88,89).