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Medical Term:

brachygnathia

Pronunciation: brak′ig-nā′thē-ă

Definition: Abnormal shortness or recession of the mandible.

Synonym(s): bird face

[brachy- + G. gnathos, jaw]

See Also: micrognathia

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