maloccluded

malocclusion

[mal-uh-kloo-zhuhn]
noun Dentistry.
faulty occlusion; irregular contact of opposing teeth in the upper and lower jaws.

Origin:
1885–90; mal- + occlusion

maloccluded, adjective
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malocclusion (ˌmæləˈkluːʒən)
 
n
dentistry a defect in the normal position of the upper and lower teeth when the mouth is closed, as from abnormal development of the jaw
 
maloc'cluded
 
adj

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malocclusion
1888, from mal- + occlusion (see occlude).
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malocclusion mal·oc·clu·sion (māl'ə-klōō'zhən)
n.
Faulty contact between the upper and lower teeth when the jaw is closed.

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malocclusion   (māl'ə-kl'zhən)  Pronunciation Key 
Misalignment between the upper and lower teeth when the jaw is closed, resulting in a faulty bite.
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