brachygnathia

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brachygnathia

 [brak″ig-na´the-ah]
abnormal shortness of the mandible.

bra·chyg·na·thi·a

(brak'ig-nā'thē-ă), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Abnormal shortness or recession of the mandible.
See also: micrognathia.
Synonym(s): bird face
[brachy- + G. gnathos, jaw]

brachygnathia

/brach·yg·na·thia/ (brak″ig-na´the-ah) abnormal shortness of the lower jaw.

brachygnathia

brachygnathia

Abnormal shortening of the mandible.

brach·yg·na·thi·a

(brak'ig-nā'thē-ă)
Abnormal shortness or recession of the mandible.
See also: micrognathia
[brachy- + G. gnathos, jaw]

brach·yg·na·thi·a

(brak'ig-nā'thē-ă) In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Abnormal shortness or recession of the mandible.
See also: micrognathia
Synonym(s): bird face.
[brachy- + G. gnathos, jaw]

brachygnathia (bird-face, micro-gnathia) (brak´ignā´thēə),

n marked underdevelopment of the mandible.
adj brachygnathous. See also retrognathism.

brachygnathia

abnormal shortness of the mandible resulting in a maxilla that is longer. Called also overshot, parrot mouth.