Definition of underbite in English:
(In nontechnical use) the projection of the lower teeth beyond the upper.
- ‘I may see patients who need their jaws removed, jaw surgery for overbites and underbites, surgery on skeletal deformations, trauma patients that have suffered fractures and lacerations,’ Baker says.
- Problems might include an overbite, underbite, missing teeth, crooked teeth, or misplaced teeth.
- He had expected them to be bats, but they were small goblins, with pointy, bat like ears, a pronounced underbite with sharp teeth protruding, and long, spindly arms with long fingered hands punctuated by dagger like nails.
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