gnathoschisis

gnathoschisis

 [nah-thos´kĭ-sis]
cleft jaw.
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cleft jaw

a congenital facial anomaly of the jaw resulting from failure of fusion of the mandibular prominences.
Synonym(s): gnathoschisis
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cleft jaw

(kleft jaw)
Congenital jaw anomaly resulting from failure of fusion of the mandibular prominences.
Synonym(s): gnathoschisis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012