plural -s
: the property of having the teeth in the two jaws unlike

Word History


anis- entry 1 + gnath- + -ism

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anisognathism was in 1878

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“Anisognathism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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