DetailsMandible _Desigend by CBuck ( http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:347996/#files ) _In vertebrates, the mandible, lower jaw or jawbone is a bone forming the skull with the cranium.In humans, the mandible is the largest, strongest and lowest bone in the face. It forms the lower jaw and holds the lower teeth in place. _Jaw, either of a pair of bones that form the framework of the mouth of vertebrate animals, usually containing teeth and including a movable lower jaw (mandible) and fixed upper jaw (maxilla). Jaws function by moving in opposition to each other and are used for biting, chewing, and the handling of food. _The mandible consists of a horizontal arch, which holds the teeth and contains blood vessels and nerves. Two vertical portions (rami) form movable hinge joints on either side of the head, articulating with the glenoid cavity of the temporal bone of the skull. The rami also provide attachment for muscles important in chewing.
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SKU 10000273 Length [mm] 79.92 Width [mm] 86.65 Height [mm] 41 Volume [cm³] 22.03 Area [cm²] 103.22