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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: prog'na-thizm


The condition of being prognathic; abnormal forward projection of one or of both jaws beyond the established normal relationship with the cranial base; the mandibular condyles are in their normal rest relationship to the temporomandibular joints.

Synonym(s): progenia

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