Definition of Prognathism

1. Noun. The condition of being prognathous; the condition of having a projecting jaw.

Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Derivative terms: Prognathic

Definition of Prognathism

1. n. Projection of the jaws.

Definition of Prognathism

1. Noun. An abnormal projection of the jaws ¹

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Definition of Prognathism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prognathism

progestogens
progged
progger
proggers
progging
proggins
proglacial
proglottic
proglottid
proglottides
proglottids
proglottis
proglumide
proglycolytic
prognathic
prognathism (current term)
prognathisms
prognathous
prognose
prognosed
prognoses
prognosing
prognosis
prognostic
prognosticable
prognostically
prognosticate
prognosticated
prognosticates
prognosticating

Literary usage of Prognathism

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1. Pedagogical Anthropology by Maria Montessori (1913)
"Manouvrier, analysing the forms of prognathism from the point of view of physiognomy and cerebral development, notes that varieties 4 and 5 seem to him to ..."

2. Pedagogical Anthropology by Maria Montessori (1913)
"100, which include some forms more or less peculiar, and others that are more or less customary, of prognathism; forms that serve to characterise the ..."

3. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1882)
"It was maintained that this prognathism in Europe is not accidental, but of frequent occurrence. THE SKi'LL OF EMANUEL KANT.—A paper has been read before ..."

4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1882)
"It was maintained that this prognathism in Europe is not accidental, but of frequent occurrence. THE SKULL OF EMANUEL KANT. ..."

5. Indian Village Site and Cemetery Near Madisonville, Ohio by Earnest Albert Hooton, Charles Clark Willoughby (1920)
"Angles Relating to prognathism. The facial angle according to Rivet and ... This is a better indication of prognathism than the alveolar index. ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... are brown to black; the hair black, short and frizzly or woolly; the no« flat and broad; the lips thick and protruding, while prognathism is universal. ..."

7. The Races of Man: An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography by Joseph Deniker (1900)
"Cranium or Skull: Cranial measurements—Orbits and orbital index— Nasal bone and nasal index—prognathism—Head of the living subject: Cephalic ..."

8. Ethnology by Augustus Henry Keane (1896)
"... prognathism—The Dentition—The Nose: Nasal Index—Colour and Shape of the Eye—The General Expression—Stature: Tables of Heights—Other Physical Factors. ..."

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