underbite


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un·der·bite

(ŭn'dĕr-bīt),
A nontechnical term applied to mandibular underdevelopment or to excessive maxillary development.

underbite

/un·der·bite/ (un´der-bīt) retrognathism.

underbite

(ŭn′dər-bīt′)
n.
A malocclusion in which the lower teeth overlap the upper teeth.

un·der·bite

(ŭn'dĕr-bīt)
A nontechnical term applied to mandibular underdevelopment or to excessive maxillary development.

un·der·bite

(ŭn'dĕr-bīt)
A nontechnical term applied to mandibular underdevelopment or to excessive maxillary development.

underbite,

n a nontechnical term for the vertical overlapping of mandibular teeth over upper teeth.
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Missing teeth contribute to malocclusion, most often an underbite.
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We can't treat severe spacing, crowding, overbite or underbite conditions with this because it involves too much tooth movement.
For inspiration in portraying a dog on stage, Julie Warder looked to her own pooch, a stray she picked up six months ago and describes as ``Benji with an underbite.
Fat had rounded the boxy bones of her face, and when she got excited her underbite jutted out like a crooked drawer.
When the tree finally fell four hours later, the stump looked like it had been gnawed by an intoxicated beaver with a severe underbite, my hands looked like chopped liver, and the saw bar was bent so sharply it resembled a grub hoe.
Grumpy Cat's frown is caused by an underbite and feline dwarfism, and Bryan insists she is actually very happy.