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undershot

(ŭn′dər-shŏt′)
adj. (ŭn′dər-shŏt′)
Having the lower jaw or teeth projecting beyond the upper; underhung.

undershot

the mandible is longer than the maxilla so that the lower incisors are forward of the upper incisors and there is no contact between them when the mouth is closed. A common abnormality in dogs and a normal feature in some breeds such as British bulldog.
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