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prog·nath·ic

(prog-nath'ik, -nā'thik), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
1. Having a projecting jaw; having a gnathic index above 103.
2. Denoting a forward projection of either or both of the jaws relative to the craniofacial skeleton.
Synonym(s): prognathous
[pro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

prog·nath·ic

(prog-nath'ik)
1. Having a projecting jaw; having a gnathic index higher than 103.
See also: orthognathic
2. Denoting a forward projection of either or both of the jaws relative to the craniofacial skeleton.
Synonym(s): prognathous.
[pro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

prog·nath·ic

(prog-nath'ik)
1. Having a projecting jaw.
2. Denoting a forward projection of either or both jaws relative to craniofacial skeleton.
[pro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

prognathic (prognath´ik),

adj pertaining to a forward relationship of the jaws to the head (anterior to the skull); denoting a protrusive lower face.
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The major contri- bution to skeletal class two malocclusion was due to a prognathic maxilla as evident from the pre-treatment mean SNA value of 87o.
Skeletal bi-max- illary protrusion or prognathic jaws is usually associ- ated with increased skeletal lower facial height, accen- tuated ANB angle, short posterior cranial base, ante- rior positioned glenoid fossa and divergent facial planes.
Distortion coordinate analysis (Cartesian Transformation) of mature larvae crania for certain members of Dytiscidae (Matus bicarinatus (Say), Coptotomus lenticus Hilsenhoff, and Thermonectus basillaris Harris were employed to evaluate and compare prognathic, hypoprognathic and hyperprognathic patterns of orientation.
Cephalometric analysis [COGS] showed skeletal class II pattern with prognathic maxilla with anterior vertical excess between 4 to 18 mm and a posterior excess between 3 to 5 mm.
25) This may be found in all facial types - prognathic, orthognathic, and retrognathic - in combination with varying degrees of hypoor hyperplasia of the jaws.
In contrary, a few investigations does not agree with present study results and indicated prognathic maxilla in class II/2 malocclusions.
Some studies revealed that class II/1 malocclu-sion is associated with prognathic maxilla and mandible was found out to be retrognathic and in dental parameters, bimaxillary proclination is demon-strated.
Extra oral examination revealed concave profile with hypoplastic maxilla and a relative prognathic mandible.