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

Definition of gnathism



  1. :  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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to criticize severely

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