gnathoschisis

gnathoschisis

 [nah-thos´kĭ-sis]
cleft jaw.

cleft jaw

a congenital facial anomaly of the jaw resulting from failure of fusion of the mandibular prominences.
Synonym(s): gnathoschisis

gnathoschisis

/gnath·os·chi·sis/ (nah-thos´kĭ-sis) cleft jaw.

gnathoschisis

cleft jaw

(kleft jaw)
Congenital jaw anomaly resulting from failure of fusion of the mandibular prominences.
Synonym(s): gnathoschisis.

gnathoschisis (nathos´kisis),

gnathoschisis

congenital cleft of the upper jaw, as in cleft palate.