Definition of Prognathic

1. Adjective. Having a projecting lower jaw.

Exact synonyms: Hypognathous, Prognathous
Similar to: Lantern-jawed
Derivative terms: Prognathism
Antonyms: Opisthognathous



Definition of Prognathic

1. a. Prognathous.

Definition of Prognathic

1. Adjective. prognathous ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prognathic

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

Literary usage of Prognathic

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1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1850)
"... -prognathic form of skull and face is the most predominant in the largest portion of this large peninsula. On the other hand, ..."

2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1896)
"In the first column the length of the temporal fossa is expressed in terms of the length of the skull, and the prognathic index is the lowest of all. ..."

3. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1860)
"Tartars and All prognathic. Malays. Mongolians, both in Asiatic Russia and ... Austral Negroes—all prognathic. Our knowledge of these tribes is still so ..."

4. The Geologist by Samuel Joseph Mackie (1862)
"Thus, diverging from the brachycephalic pole, if we pass eastward into China, we notice the population becoming more dolichocephalic and prognathic ; if we ..."

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