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  • n. The quality of being orthognathous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being orthognathous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The orthognathous state or condition; the character of being orthognathous. Also orthognathy.

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Examples

  • A. Retzius introduced the word orthognathism to signify an almost right facial angle (90°), and called the more acute facial angle prognathy.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • But a little consideration will show that any ‘facial angle’ that has been devised, can be competent to express the structural modifications involved in prognathism and orthognathism, only in a rough and general sort of way.

    Essays

  • Various methods have been devised in order to express with some accuracy the degree of prognathism or orthognathism of any given skull; most of these methods being essentially modifications of that devised by Peter Camper, in order to attain what he called the

    Essays

  • From Central Asia eastward to the Pacific Islands and subcontinents on the one hand, and to America on the other, brachycephaly and orthognathism gradually diminish, and are replaced by dolichocephaly and prognathism, less, however, on the

    Essays

  • In race description the prominence of the edges of the jaws is called prognathism, and its absence orthognathism.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

  • Among the criteria of the leucodermic or white race are: normal proportions; stature, 7.5 to 8 heads; mamma papillata; light brown to almost white skin; orthognathism; from slight to hardly noticeable frontal ridge; narrow, high jaws; large muscles of the seat and calves; narrow, long foot with powerful arch; strong ball of the great toe; powerful heel.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Various methods have been devised in order to express with some accuracy the degree of prognathism or orthognathism of any given skull; most of these methods being essentially modifications of that devised by Peter

    Lectures and Essays

  • But a little consideration will show that any 'facial angle' that has been devised, can be competent to express the structural modifications involved in prognathism and orthognathism, only in a rough and general sort of way.

    Lectures and Essays

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