• Definition for "orthognathous"
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orthognathous definition

  • adjective:
    • straight-jawed
    • Having the front side regarding the mind, or perhaps the skull, almost perpendicular, not retreating backwards above the jaws; -- opposed to prognathous. See Gnathic list, under gnathic.
  • others:
    • Straight-jawed; obtaining the profile associated with the face vertical or nearly so, in result of the shortness of the jaws which comprises orthognathism.
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