anteroposterior discrepancy

an·ter·o·pos·te·ri·or dis·crep·an·cy

(antĕr-ō-pos-tērē-ŏr dis-krepăn-sē)
Misalignment of maxilla and mandible or their teeth in an anteroposterior direction.
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According to Proffit5 (1995), skeletal Angle Class II and III malocclusions could be treated in different manners, depending on the associated characteristics of the sagittal problem, like the anteroposterior discrepancy severity and the patient's age and cooperation.

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