Definition of orthognathous in English:

orthognathous

Syllabification: or·thog·na·thous
Pronunciation: /ôrˈTHägnəTHəs
 
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adjective

Anatomy
  • (Especially of a person) having a jaw that does not project or recede, so that the facial profile is nearly vertical.

Origin

mid 19th century: from ortho- 'straight' + Greek gnathos 'jaw' + -ous.

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