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- n. A malocclusion in which the maxilla or mandible is further posterior than would be expected.
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Sleep apnea can also be caused by oral or facial anomalies, especially an abnormally small, receding lower jaw micrognathia or retrognathia, or a flattening of the middle region of the face.
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