orthognathia

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orthognathia

 [or″thog-nath´e-ah]
the science dealing with the cause and treatment of malposition of the bones of the jaw. adj., adj orthogna´thic.

or·tho·gnath·i·a

(ōr'thōg-năth'ē-ă), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
The study of the causes and treatment of conditions related to malposition of the bones of the jaws.
[ortho- + G. gnathos, jaw]

orthognathia

/or·thog·nath·ia/ (or″thog-nath´e-ah) the branch of oral medicine dealing with the cause and treatment of malposition of the bones of the jaw.

or·thog·nath·i·a

, orthognathism (ōrthog-nathē-ă, -nă-thizm)
The study of the causes and treatment of conditions related to malposition of the bones of the jaws.
[ortho- + G. gnathos, jaw]

or·thog·nath·i·a

, orthognathism (ōrthog-nathē-ă, ōr-thognă-thizm)
Study of causes and treatment of conditions related to malposition of jaw bones.
[ortho- + G. gnathos, jaw]