pseudoprognathism

pseudoprognathism

 [soo″do-prog´nah-thizm]
protruding mandible resembling prognathism but due to altered tooth alignment, resulting from malocclusion.

pseu·do·prog·na·thism

(sū'dō-prog'nă-thizm), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
An acquired projection of the mandible due to occlusal disharmonies that force the mandible forward; the mandibular condyles are forward of their expected functional position.

pseudoprognathism

[-prog′nəthiz′əm]
a condition in which the mandible is forced forward from its normal position by an occlusal disorder.

pseu·do·prog·na·thism

(sū'dō-prog'nă-thizm) In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
An acquired projection of the mandible due to occlusal disharmonies that force the mandible forward.

pseu·do·prog·na·thism

(sū'dō-prog'nă-thizm)
Acquired projection of mandible due to occlusal disharmonies that force it forward; mandibular condyles are forward of their expected functional position.

pseudoprognathism, (soo´dōprog´nəthiz´əm),

n an acquired condition that results from malocclusions of the teeth, wherein the mandible is forced forward from its normal position in relation to the maxilla.