Which of the two jaws are movable?

Q) Which of the two jaws are movable?


Jaw, either of a pair of bones that form the framework of the mouth of vertebrate animals, usually containing teeth. Jaws function by moving in opposition to each other and are used for biting, chewing, and the handling of food.

Of the two jaws, the lower jaw is movable. It has a slightly movable joint. The lower jaw only is movable in the two jaws.

The mandible, or lower jaw, is the bone that forms the lower part of the skull, and along with the maxilla (upper jaw), forms the mouth structure.

The shark is the only animal that can move the upper jaw


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Updated on: 27-Apr-2023


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