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orthognathous

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Adjective
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or=thog=na=thous

CIDE DICTIONARY

orthognathousa. [Ortho- + Gr. gna`qos the jaw.].
     Having the front of the head, or the skull, nearly perpendicular, not retreating backwards above the jaws; -- opposed to prognathous. See Gnathic index, under Gnathic.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

orthognathous, adj. (of mammals, including man) having a jaw which does not project forwards and a facial angle approaching a right angle.

Etymology
ORTHO- + Gk gnathos jaw

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