Mandible

Known as: Lower Jaw, Bone, Mandibular, Lower jaw bone 
The largest and strongest bone of the FACE constituting the lower jaw. It supports the lower teeth.
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
African cichlid fishes have repeatedly evolved highly specialized modes of feeding through adaptations of their oral jaws. Here… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The mouse mandible has long served as a model system for complex morphological structures. Here we use new methodology based on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The mouse mandible has long served as a model system for studying the development and evolution of complex morphological… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We combine the methods of geometric morphometrics and multivariate quantitative genetics to study the patterns of phenotypic and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
This study introduces a new multivariate approach for analyzing the effects of quantitative trait loci (QTL) on shape and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Sclerosteosis is a progressive sclerosing bone dysplasia with an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance. Radiologically, it is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Neural crest cells are multipotential stem cells that contribute extensively to vertebrate development and give rise to various… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Many dental clinical implant studies have focused on the success of endosseous implants with a variety of surface characteristics… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Lengthening of the mandible by gradual distraction was performed on four young patients (average age 78 months). The amount of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The fibula was investigated as a donor site for free-flap mandible reconstruction. It has the advantages of consistent shape… (More)
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