brachygnathism love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition of having an abnormally short lower jaw.

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Examples

  • The bull-dog, for example, displays this, but in this instance the deformity is really superior brachygnathism, the superior maxilla being arrested in development.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Although null mutations induced in the mouse do not confer a severe skeletal phenotype, they do result in mild brachygnathism in the double mutant; thbs1 −/−, thbs2 −/−

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