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prognathism

 [prog´nah-thizm]
abnormal protrusion of one or both jaws, especially the lower jaw, the gnathic index being above 103. adj., adj prognath´ic, prog´nathous.
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prog·na·thism

(prog'nă-thizm), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
The condition of being prognathic; abnormal forward projection of one or of both jaws beyond the established normal relationship with the cranial base; the mandibular condyles are in their normal rest relationship to the temporomandibular joints.
Synonym(s): progenia
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

prog·na·thism

(prog'nă-thizm)
The condition of being prognathic; abnormal forward projection of one or of both jaws beyond the established normal relationship with the cranial base; the mandibular condyles are in their normal rest relationship to the temporomandibular joints.
Synonym(s): progenia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

prognathism

Abnormal protrusion of either jaw, especially the lower.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

prog·na·thism

(prog'nă-thizm)
Condition of being prognathic; abnormal forward projection of one or both jaws beyond established normal relationship with cranial base; mandibular condyles are in their normal rest relationship to the temporomandibular joints.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the correlation between the postoperative changes of PMS and mandibular stability in treatment of mandibular prognathism by IVRO.
Forty patients needing surgical correction of mandibular prognathism were treated at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital.
Chen, "Skeletal changes after modified intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy for correction of mandibular prognathism," Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, vol.
When it comes to the angle of mandibular prognathism SNB, it is in positive correlation with the craniocervical angle in subjects with class I and III, but the correlation is negative in subjects with class II.
This is a result of various influences on the angles of the maxillary and mandibular prognathism. By the analysis of the total test sample, regardless of the class, we obtained the result that the angle ANB was in a positive correlation with the angle NS/OPT.
He has a mandibular prognathism with no transverse deviation (Fig.
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome following surgery for mandibular prognathism. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 1987;45:450-2.
Maxillary advancement for mandibular prognathism: Indications and rationale.
Tooth-size discrepancy in mandibular prognathism. Am J Orthod 1977.