micrognathia

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micrognathia

[‚mī·krō′nā·thē·ə]
(medicine)
A condition of abnormal smallness of the jaws, particularly the mandible.
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Therefore this could explain the presence of the different phenotypes according to the dose of signaling and these can range from hypertrophy and / or mandibular hypoplasia, through the micrognathism, up to the total lack of formation of the jaw called agnathia.
Nasal bridge was depressed with mild micrognathism.
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