orthognathous

orthognathous

[awr-thog-nuh-thuhs]
adjective Craniometry.
straight-jawed; having the profile of the face vertical or nearly so; having a gnathic index below 98.
Also, orthognathic [awr-thuhg-nath-ik, -thog-] .


Origin:
1850–55; ortho- + -gnathous

orthognathism [awr-thog-nuh-thiz-uhm] , orthognathy, noun
hyperorthognathous, adjective
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orthognathous (ɔːˈθɒɡnəθəs)
 
adj
anatomy having normally aligned jaws
 
or'thognathism
 
n
 
or'thognathy
 
n

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