Orthognathism Or*thog"na*thism, n. (Anat.) The quality or state of being orthognathous. --Huxley. [1913 Webster]

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  • ορθογναθισμός — ο η ορθογναθία. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. orthognathism < ορθόγναθος + ισμός*] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • orthognathous — [ôr΄thägnath′ikôr thäg′nə thəs] adj. [ ORTHO + GNATHOUS] having the jaws in line, with the lower jaw neither projecting nor receding: also orthognathic [ôr΄thägnath′ik] orthognathism n …   English World dictionary

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