retrognathic

ret·ro·gnath·ic

(ret'rō-nath'ik), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Denoting a state in which the mandible is located posterior to its normal position in relation to the maxillae.

ret·ro·gnath·ic

(ret'rog-nath'ik)
Denoting a state in which the mandible is located posterior to its normal position in relation to the maxillae.

ret·ro·gnath·ic

(ret'rog-nath'ik)
Denoting a state in which mandible is located behind its normal position in relation to maxillae.

retrognathic (ret´rōnath´ik),

adj 1. the condition of a mandible that is posterior to its normal relationship with other facial structures; may be a result of small mandibular size or posteriorly positioned temporomandibular fossae.
adj 2. mandibular retrusion.
3. a facial profile with a protruding upper lip or the appearance of a recessive mandible and chin, or convex profile.
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In assessing this study, it is important to understand that most patients associated with the senior author's practice are retrognathic patients, with associated TMJ disorders, which could have an effect on the patient sample.
Other changes include the anterior face height increasing and a retrognathic mandible, with shorter maxilla and mandibular length, larger tongue, longer and thicker soft palate and a more inferiorly placed hyoid bone (24-26).
In individuals with hypodontia, the maxilla is more retrognathic due to either a shorter or more posteriorly positioned maxilla; the more upper teeth that are missing, the more often a counter clockwise rotation of the mandible occurs [Cooney, 1985].
The severely retrognathic newborn or child presents to the physician a unique challenge in airway management.
The severely retrognathic infant or child presents a unique challenge to the otolaryngologist.
Our purpose is to review for otolaryngologists the various techniques used to establish the airway in the severely retrognathic child and to make them more aware of LMA and its application.
Her retrognathic mandible had caused a posterior prolapse of the tongue base, which subsequently caused intermittent airway obstruction.
She had a retrognathic premaxilla and a mixed dentition with peg-shaped 52 and 62 as the only maxillary incisors present (Fig.
He demonstrated frontal bossing, retrognathic premaxilla with relative mandibular prognathism, thin upper lip and a protruding lower lip.
Surgical advancement of the retrognathic mandible in growing children.
A retrognathic (Angle class 2) designation refers to a small mandible.