retrognathism

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retrognathism

 [ret″ro-nath´izm]
retrusion of the mandible. Called also retrognathia. adj., adj retrognath´ic.
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ret·ro·gnath·ism

(ret'rō-nath'izm), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
A condition of facial disharmony in which one or both jaws are posterior to normal in their craniofacial relationships; usually used in reference to the mandible.
[retro- + G. gnathos, jaw]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ret·ro·gnath·ism

(ret-rog'nă-thizm)
A condition of facial disharmony in which one or both jaws are posterior to normal in their craniofacial relationships; usually used in reference to the mandible.
[retro- + G. gnathos, jaw]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ret·ro·gnath·ism

(ret-rog'nă-thizm)
Condition of facial disharmony in which one or both jaws are posterior to normal in their craniofacial relationships.
[retro-, back + G. gnathos, jaw]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012