Jaw-bone sentence example
- The ball pierced the neck below the right ear and passed out at the left jaw-bone; but William ultimately recovered.
- In 1790 he published his important Versuch, die Metamorphose der Pflanzen zu erkleiren, which was an even more fundamental achievement for the new science of comparative morphology than his discovery some six years earlier of the existence of a formation in the human jaw-bone analogous to the intermaxillary bone in apes; and in 1791 and 1792 appeared two parts of his Beitrage zur Optik.
- Sometimes the head, oftener the jaw-bone and portions of the skeleton are preserved as relics.
- The ear flaps, the tympanic membranes, are the two large ' scales ' just behind the jaw-bone.