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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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