laterognathism

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laterognathism

[lat′ərōnath′izəm]
an asymmetric mandible resulting from irregular growth and development, fractures, tumors, or soft tissue atrophy or hypertrophy.

lat·er·o·gnath·ism

, laterognathia (latĕr-ōgnath-izm, -ōg-nathē-ă)
Asymmetry of the mandible due to retarded growth, fractures, tumors, atrophy, or hypertrophy.

laterognathism

(lăt″ĕ-rō-năth′ĭzm)
Asymmetry of the mandible owing to retarded growth, fractures, tumors, or soft tissue atrophy or hypertrophy.
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CH type 1 results in a horizontal overdevelopment of the mandible and is usually termed symmetrical or deviated prognathism, laterognathia, or mandibular hyperplasia.