prognathy

prognathous

[prog-nuh-thuhs, prog-ney-]
adjective Craniometry.
having protrusive jaws; having a gnathic index over 103.
Also, prognathic [prog-nath-ik] .


Origin:
1830–40; pro-2 + -gnathous

prognathism [prog-nuh-thiz-uhm] , prognathy, noun
hyperprognathous, adjective
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prognathous or prognathic (prɒɡˈneɪθəs, prɒɡˈnæθɪk)
 
adj
having a projecting lower jaw
 
[C19: from pro-² + Greek gnathos jaw]
 
prognathic or prognathic
 
adj
 
[C19: from pro-² + Greek gnathos jaw]
 
prognathism or prognathic
 
n

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prognathous prog·na·thous (prŏg'nə-thəs, prŏg-nā'-) or prog·nath·ic (prŏg-nāth'ĭk, -nā'thĭk)
adj.
Having jaws that project forward to a marked degree.


prog'na·thism (-nə-thĭz'əm) n.
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