[Sca-cooks] Names of bones
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius
adamantius1 at verizon.net
Thu Feb 14 07:22:14 PST 2008
On Feb 14, 2008, at 10:02 AM, Suey wrote:
> What is the name of the long bones in the jaw of livestock that join
> under the chin on each side?
The same as with any other vertebrate, probably. Mandibular bone,
jawbone... these can describe either the left side, the right side, or
the pair, joined at what is known as the mandibular notch. Usually
assumed, unless specifically stated otherwise, to indicate the lower
Does that help? Or are you thinking of something like hog jowls, and
wondering about the bone associated with that?
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