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prognathous

 [prog´nah-thus, prog-na´thus]
having projecting jaws.

prog·nath·ic

(prog-nath'ik, -nā'thik), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
1. Having a projecting jaw; having a gnathic index above 103.
2. Denoting a forward projection of either or both of the jaws relative to the craniofacial skeleton.
Synonym(s): prognathous
[pro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

prognathous

(prŏg′nə-thəs, prŏg-nā′-) also

prognathic

(prŏg-năth′ĭk, -nā′thĭk)
adj.
Having jaws or mouthparts that project forward to a marked degree.

prog′na·thism (-nə-thĭz′əm) n.

prog·nath·ic

(prog-nath'ik)
1. Having a projecting jaw; having a gnathic index higher than 103.
See also: orthognathic
2. Denoting a forward projection of either or both of the jaws relative to the craniofacial skeleton.
Synonym(s): prognathous.
[pro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

prognathous

(of apes or man) having a protruding face or jaws.

prognathous (prognath´əs),

n the condition of having a marked projection of the mandible, usually resulting in a horizontal overlap of the mandibular anterior teeth in relation to the maxillary anterior teeth. See also prognathism.

prognathous

having a projecting jaw.