mesognathous

adjective
me·​sog·​na·​thous | \ mə-ˈzäg-nə-thəs How to pronounce mesognathous (audio) , mē-ˈsäg- How to pronounce mesognathous (audio) \
variants: also mesognathic \ ˌmez-​äg-​ˈnath-​ik How to pronounce mesognathic (audio) , ˌmēs-​ How to pronounce mesognathic (audio) \

Medical Definition of mesognathous

: having the jaws of medium size and slightly projecting with a gnathic index of 98.0 to 102.9

Other Words from mesognathous

mesognathy \ mə-​ˈzäg-​nə-​thē How to pronounce mesognathy (audio) \ noun, plural mesognathies

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“Mesognathous.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesognathous. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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