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Medical Term:

prognathic

Pronunciation: prog-nath'ik, -na'thik

Definition:

  1. Having a projecting jaw; having a gnathic index above 103.
  2. Denoting a forward projection of either or both of the jaws relative to the craniofacial skeleton.

Synonym(s): prognathous

[pro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

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