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micrognathia

 [mi″kro-nath´e-ah]
abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially the lower jaw. adj., adj micrognath´ic.
Micrognathia. This characteristic is the hallmark of the child with arthritis of the neck or joints of the jaw. From Betz et al., 1994.

mi·cro·gna·thi·a

(mī-krog-nath'ē-ă), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially of the mandible.
[micro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

micrognathia

/mi·cro·gna·thia/ (-nath´e-ah) unusual smallness of the jaws, especially the lower jaw.micrognath´ic

micrognathia

[mī′krōnā′thē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, mikros + gnathos, jaw
underdevelopment of the jaw, especially the mandible. Compare macrognathia. Formerly called brachygnathia. micrognathic, adj.
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Micrognathia

mi·cro·gna·thi·a

(mī'krog-nā'thē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially of the mandible.
[micro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

micrognathia

Having an abnormally small upper or lower jaw.

mi·cro·gna·thi·a

(mī'krog-nā'thē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially of mandible.

micrognathia (mī´krōnāth´ēə),

n an abnormally small jaw such as that seen in brachygnathia. See also brachygnathia; retrognathism.

micrognathia

abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially the lower jaw.
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