Orthognathic
Orthognathic Or`thog*nath"ic, a. Orthognathous. [1913 Webster]

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  • orthognathic — or·thog·nath·ic .ȯr thəg nath ik, .thäg adj correcting deformities of the jaw and the associated malocclusion <orthognathic surgery> * * * or·thog·na·thic (or″thog nathґik) 1. pertaining to orthognathia. 2. orthognathous …   Medical dictionary

  • orthognathic — or·thognath·ic …   English syllables

  • orthognathic — adjective see orthognathous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orthognathic surgery — Intervention ICD 9 CM 76.6 …   Wikipedia

  • orthognathic surgery — the surgical correction of deformities or malpositions of the jaw. [ORTHOGNATH(OUS) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • orthognathic, orthognathous — 1. Relating to orthognathia. 2. Having a face without projecting jaw, one with a gnathic index below 98. [ortho + G. gnathos, jaw] …   Medical dictionary

  • orthognathic surgery — surgical correction of severe malocclusion, in which development of one or both jaws is abnormal, to improve facial appearance. It needs to be carried out in combination with orthodontic treatment and may involve surgery to one or both jaws. * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • orthognathic surgery — surgical correction of severe malocclusion, in which development of one or both jaws is abnormal, to improve facial appearance. It needs to be carried out in combination with orthodontic treatment and may involve surgery to one or both jaws …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • orthognathic surgery — the surgical correction of deformities or malpositions of the jaw. [ORTHOGNATH(OUS) + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery — Oral and maxillofacial surgeon …   Wikipedia

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