procumbency

procumbency

[prōkum′bensē]
Etymology: L, procumbere, to lean forward
excessive inclination of the incisor teeth toward the lips.

procumbency (prōkum´bensē),

n excessive labioaxial inclination of the incisor teeth.
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In the present study there was straighter upper lip in males while females had mild procumbency.
The relationship of yield to plant width, rather that height, reflected the tendency toward procumbency in M.
As noted in Table 1, the cephalometric tracings confirmed the presence of lip procumbency with skeletal maxillary protrusion, and to some degree, mandibular protrusion combined with underlying increased vertical dimensions beyond normal Caucasian standards.