prognathism(redirected from Alveolar prognathism)
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Related to Alveolar prognathism: maxillary protrusion
prog·na·thous(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.
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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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|Noun||1.||prognathism - the condition of being prognathous; the condition of having a projecting jaw|
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