orthognathism

noun

or·​thog·​na·​thism ȯr-ˈthäg-nə-ˌthiz-əm How to pronounce orthognathism (audio)
variants or orthognathy
plural orthognathisms or orthognathies
: the quality or state of not having the lower parts of the face projecting
orthognathous adjective

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“Orthognathism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/orthognathism. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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