apertognathia

a·per·to·gnath·i·a

(ă-per'tōg-nath'ē-ă), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
An open-bite deformity, a type of malocclusion characterized by premature posterior occlusion and the absence of anterior occlusion.
Synonym(s): open bite (2)
[L. apertus, open, + G. gnathos, jaw]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

a·per·tog·nath·i·a

(a-per'tog-nā'thē-ă)
An open bite deformity, a type of malocclusion characterized by premature posterior occlusion and absence of anterior occlusion.
[L. apertus, open, + G. gnathos, jaw]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

a·per·tog·nath·i·a

(a-per'tog-nā'thē-ă) In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
An open-bite deformity, a type of malocclusion characterized by premature posterior occlusion and the absence of anterior occlusion.
Synonym(s): open bite (2) .
[L. apertus, open, + G. gnathos, jaw]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Another term used in describing AOB is apertognathia.11 Open Bite malocclusion is classified as dental or skeletal, anterior or posterior and unilateral or bilateral.
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Apertognathia (open bite, artichoke bite) is a less common cause of facial deformity.