overjet

noun
over·​jet | \ ˈō-vər-ˌjet How to pronounce overjet (audio) \

Medical Definition of overjet

: displacement of the mandibular teeth sideways when the jaws are held in the position they occupy in occlusion — compare overbite

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“Overjet.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/overjet. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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