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 (prŏg′nə-thəs, prŏg-nā′-) also prog·nath·ic (prŏg-năth′ĭk, -nā′thĭk)
Having jaws or mouthparts that project forward to a marked degree.

prog′na·thism (-nə-thĭz′əm) n.


the condition of having jaws that project beyond the upper part of the face. — prognathic, prognathous, adj.
See also: Facial Features
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Noun1.prognathism - the condition of being prognathous; the condition of having a projecting jaw
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
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La joven, que reside desde el pasado mes de marzo en la ciudad delos rascacielos, se ha cambiado de apartamento y ha contado con el apoyo incondicional de su progeni tora, quien ha colaborado en el traslado de los enseres de la joven a su nuevo hogar.
antes e depois de uma intervencao clinica ou em processos de cariz forense), (3) monitorizar as atitudes que possam melhorar a relacao comunicacional entre progeni tores e filhos, e (4) o desenvolvimento de estudos empiricos centrados na comunicacao parento-filial.
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By identifying and studying families that have at least two living siblings with Parkinson's disease, researchers in the NIH-funded PROGENI study hope to identify genes that may make people susceptible to the disorder.
It's better than that now, but there are still a disturbing number of companies that don't realize their exposures," says Norman Praed, president of Progeni, a software and consulting company in Norcross, Georgia.