noun Date: 1887 the projection of the upper front teeth over the lower in the normal occlusal position of the jaws

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Overbite — es una extensión para el navegador web Mozilla Firefox desarrollada por Cameron Kaiser que permite usar el protocolo Gopher en las versiones del navegador que no sean compatibles con este protocolo. Firefox abandonó la compatibilidad con Gopher… …   Wikipedia Español

  • overbite — (n.) overlapping of the lower teeth by the upper ones, 1887, from OVER (Cf. over) + BITE (Cf. bite) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • overbite — ► NOUN ▪ the overlapping of the lower teeth by the upper …   English terms dictionary

  • overbite — [ō′vər bīt΄] n. faulty occlusion of the teeth in which the upper incisors and canines project over the lower to an abnormal extent …   English World dictionary

  • Overbite — For other uses, see Overbite (disambiguation). Overbite Classification and external resources ICD 10 K07.2 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • overbite — UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌbaɪt] / US [ˈoʊvərˌbaɪt] noun [countable] Word forms overbite : singular overbite plural overbites a fault in someone s teeth in which the top teeth are too far in front of the bottom teeth …   English dictionary

  • overbite — /oh veuhr buyt /, n. Dentistry. occlusion in which the upper incisor teeth overlap the lower ones. [1885 90; OVER + BITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • overbite — noun A malocclusion, in which the upper teeth extend over the lower ones …   Wiktionary

  • overbite — SYN: vertical overlap. * * * over·bite ō vər .bīt n the projection of the upper anterior teeth over the lower when the jaws are in the position they occupy in occlusion compare OVERJET * * * n. the vertical overlap of the upper incisor teeth over …   Medical dictionary

  • overbite — o|ver|bite [ˈəuvəbaıt US ˌouvərˈbaıt] n a condition in which someone s upper teeth are too far in front of their lower teeth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”