circumgnathal
Around the biting or grinding surface, as in circumgnathal denticles [Wilson, 1989].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • molar process — (Syn. incisor process) [Butler, T.H.]. A medial process of the mandible. In the plesiomorphic condition, it has a broad, distal, triturating surface with circumgnathal denticles, a posterior row of broad, setulate setae, and sensory pores on the… …   Crustacea glossary

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