prognathous


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prognathous

, prognathic
having a projecting lower jaw
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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.
This may be partly due to not using more characters of the male and female postabdomen and to an avoidance of other somatic characters where definition is difficult, for example, the relative head shape: prognathous versus opisthognathous, the degree of convergence of eye margins, and the subtle wing characters.
In short, the retention by Neanderthals of the primitive prognathous face typical of earlier hominids, in which the lower face is positioned in front of the brain, clearly indicates less efficient speech communication.
Uya, the 'beetle-browed, prognathous, lank-armed' shaman-chief lusts after Eudena; but this maiden, 'our ancestor', prefers the more gracile, thoughtful Ugh-Lomi, who rescues her from Uya's violent courtship.
roldani are therefore interpreted to be predatory-carnivorous midges, are prognathous, exhibit an elongate, narrow head, mandible hooked with a single strong tooth and a fossa mandibularis, epipharynx gently massive, hypostoma fi nely toothed and cylindrical maxillary palpi (Thomsen, 1937; Mullen & Hribar, 1988; Hribar, 1993; Ronderos et al.
With his prognathous jaw, poor teeth and squinting right eye, Wilkes had un-heroic, not to say repulsive, physical characteristics which gave caricaturists such as Hogarth a ready-made object of ridicule.
Cross-eyed and with a prognathous jaw that would put Jay Leno to shame, Wilkes entered Parliament in 1757 at the age of 31.
On the other side stands the prognathous Richard Thompson, "who, in profile at least, bore an uncanny resemblance to William Jennings Bryan"; Reverend Groves, "a wiry little homo-hater"; Patrick Gillen, who, "from the middle of his nose up, wore an expression of extreme anxiety, his brows furrowed"; Bill Buckingham, who speaks with a "mildly surly voice, a whine of self-pity always present"; and Michael Behe, who appears "vague" in his tweed jacket and places his hands behind his head at a critical moment with a defiant smile, "like a naughty child.
The next most obvious deformity was in their faces, almost all of which were prognathous, malformed about the ears, with large and protuberant noses, and often strangely coloured or strangely placed eyes.
If a poem of twenty-five lines has seventeen lines which are eight to eleven syllables long, don't let the next, last six lines each be longer than the one before--so that the poem's appearance becomes prognathous.