Translation of jawbone in Spanish:


mandíbula, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒɔːbəʊn//ˈdʒɔˌboʊn/


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    mandíbula feminine
    maxilar masculine
    • French and American paleotologists held that the jawbone and skull were obviously from two different animals and that their discovery was an accident of placement.
    • The lower jawbone of the hippopotamus reveals six incisor teeth, whereas the hippopotamus that survives in Africa has only four incisors.
    • Although myofibroma of the jawbones is a rare lesion, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of unilocular radiolucent lesions in the mandible, especially in children.
    • Fibrous joints also hold the teeth in the jawbone.
    • I've recently noticed a swelling on my jawbone just below my earlobe.
    • Mrs Callaway received treatment for a broken jawbone, chipped cheekbone and bumps and scrapes all over her body.
    • Massage a few drops of the oil on the temples and across the forehead, and then gently down and around the jawbone.
    • Cavitations are chronic infections in the jawbones.
    • Up and down the coastal villages of Scotland you will see the jawbones of whales, framing entrance ways and guarding churches.
    • He has to be operated on for an injury to his face, he has shrapnel lodged in his jawbone and a sizeable wound to the left side of his face.
    • When teeth are lost, the jawbone may start to shrink.
    • In some cases, where the jawbones are misaligned, oral surgery may be necessary in addition to orthodontic work.
    • When you chew gum, the repetitive movement of your jaw puts added tension on the muscles and joints where your jawbone meets your skull, Urbaniak says.
    • A German man who lost his lower jaw nearly 10 years ago to a malignant tumor regained the ability to eat more than soup this year when he was given an engineered jawbone.
    • In addition to the embryos and eye, the fossil find includes portions of a snout plus jawbones, skull bones, cheekbones, and teeth.
    • A bony layer of cementum covers the outside of the root, under the gum line, and holds the tooth in place within the jawbone.
    • The man's skeleton was missing its lower legs, while the woman's skull had lost its jawbone.
    • As it turned out, the Piltdown forgery was rather crude, involving the filing down of an ape jawbone and its artificial colouring, along with the parts of a modern human cranium.
    • Osteoporosis and tooth loss often go hand-in-hand because the same decrease in bone mineral density that boosts risk of hip and other fractures affects the jawbone and teeth.
    • To apply powder on top of foundation, fill a brush with powder; knock off any excess; cover the centre panel, across the jawbone and down on to the neck.