prognathic


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Related to prognathic: retrognathic

prognathous

, prognathic
having a projecting lower jaw

prognathic

[präg′nath·ik]
(anthropology)
A condition of the upper jaw in which it projects anteriorly with respect to the profile of the facial skeleton, when the skull is oriented on the Frankfort horizontal plane; having a gnathic index of 103.0 or more.
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He stated that retrognathic persons are likely to exhibit greater lower facial heights where as prognathic persons are more likely to exhibit greater lower facial face heights.
Erdal Endreum et al in 2001 reported gastric choristoma of tongue with prognathic mandible and cleft palate.
The change from the almost classical prognathous cranium (20) of the first and second instars to a cranial orientation that is almost intermediate between prognathic and hypognathic conditions (subprognathic, 5) in the mature larva is notable.
He concluded that the prognathic maxillary arch compensated by lingual tilting of the maxillary molars for better interdigitation and buccal overjet thus reducing the intermolar width.
Clinical findings associated with osteochondroma of the condyle are primarily a palpable, painless temporomandibular area mass with lower facial asymmetry and prognathic deviation.
09 mm); prognathic, trapezoidal, widest near origins of antennae, width 2.
Skeletal bi-maxillary protrusion or prognathic jaws is usually associated with prominent everted lips, convex facial profile, accentuated ANB angle, short posterior cranial base, anterior positioned glenoid fossa and divergent facial planes.
Prognathic, pear-shaped dorsoventrally, defined cervical region absent, total length 1.