mesognathous definition

  • adjective:
    • getting the jaws somewhat projecting; between prognathous and orthognathous
    • getting the jaws a little projecting; between prognathous and orthognathous. See Gnathic index, under gnathic.
  • others:
    • Having a moderate or advanced gnathic index of from 98 to 103, as a skull.
    • Having a skull hence characterized, as an individual.

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