pseudoprognathism

pseudoprognathism

 [soo″do-prog´nah-thizm]
protruding mandible resembling prognathism but due to altered tooth alignment, resulting from malocclusion.
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pseu·do·prog·na·thism

(sū'dō-prog'nă-thizm), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
An acquired projection of the mandible due to occlusal disharmonies that force the mandible forward; the mandibular condyles are forward of their expected functional position.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pseu·do·prog·na·thism

(sū'dō-prog'nă-thizm) In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
An acquired projection of the mandible due to occlusal disharmonies that force the mandible forward.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pseu·do·prog·na·thism

(sū'dō-prog'nă-thizm)
Acquired projection of mandible due to occlusal disharmonies that force it forward; mandibular condyles are forward of their expected functional position.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012