gnathism

noun \ ˈnāˌthizəm , ˈnaˌth- , in combination gnəˌth- \

Definition of gnathism

plural -s
: the projection of the upper jaw beyond the general plane of the face often used in combination
  • mesognathism
  • orthognathism
  • prognathism
— compare facial angle

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Origin and Etymology of gnathism

International Scientific Vocabulary gnath- + -ism


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