retrognathism

noun
ret·​ro·​gnath·​ism | \ ˌre-trō-ˈnath-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce retrognathism (audio) \

Medical Definition of retrognathism

: a condition characterized by recession of one or both of the jaws mandibular retrognathism

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“Retrognathism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/retrognathism. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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