mesognathous(redirected from mesognathism)
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me·sog·na·thous(me-sog'nă-thŭs), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Having a face with slightly projecting jaw, one with a gnathic index of 98-103.
Synonym(s): mesognathic (2)
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Having a facial profile that protrudes slightly from the vertical line between nasion and gnathion.See: prognathous
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Having a face with slightly projecting jaw.
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