Prognathy
Prognathism Prog"na*thism, n. (Anat.) Projection of the jaws. -- {Prog"na*thy}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • prognathy — pro·gna·thy || prÉ‘gnəθɪ / prÉ’ n. protrusion of the jaws, bulging of the jaws …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prognathy — prog·na·thy …   English syllables

  • prognathy — noun see prognathism …   Useful english dictionary

  • prognathous — prognathism /prog neuh thiz euhm/, prognathy, n. /prog neuh theuhs, prog nay /, adj. Craniom. having protrusive jaws; having a gnathic index over 103. Also, prognathic /prog nath ik/. [1830 40; PRO 2 + GNATHOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Human Race —     Human Race     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Human Race     Mankind exhibits differences which have been variously interpreted. Some consider them so great that they regard the varieties of the human race as distinct species; others maintain the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • prognathous — /prɒgˈneɪθəs/ (say prog naythuhs) adjective 1. (of a jaw) protruding; with a gnathic index over 103. 2. (of a skull or a person) having protrusive jaws. Also, prognathic. {pro 2 + Greek gnathos jaw + ous} –prognathism /ˈprɒgnəθɪzəm/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

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