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Medical Term:

paragnathus

Pronunciation: pa-rag'na-thus

Definition:

  1. A developmental defect resulting in an individual with an accessory lower jaw.
  2. A parasitic fetus attached to the jaw of the autosite.

[para- + G. gnathos, jaw]

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