orthognathia


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orthognathia

 [or″thog-nath´e-ah]
the science dealing with the cause and treatment of malposition of the bones of the jaw. adj., adj orthogna´thic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

or·tho·gnath·i·a

(ōr'thōg-năth'ē-ă), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
The study of the causes and treatment of conditions related to malposition of the bones of the jaws.
[ortho- + G. gnathos, jaw]
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or·thog·nath·i·a

, orthognathism (ōrthog-nathē-ă, -nă-thizm)
The study of the causes and treatment of conditions related to malposition of the bones of the jaws.
[ortho- + G. gnathos, jaw]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

or·thog·nath·i·a

, orthognathism (ōrthog-nathē-ă, ōr-thognă-thizm)
Study of causes and treatment of conditions related to malposition of jaw bones.
[ortho- + G. gnathos, jaw]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012