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mesognathous

adjective me·sog·na·thous \ mə-ˈzäg-nə-thəs , mē-ˈsäg- \
variants: also mesognathic play \ˌmez-äg-ˈnath-ik, ˌmēs-\

medical Definition of mesognathous

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

mesognathy

play \mə-ˈzäg-nə-thē\ noun plural mesognathies

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