Definition of orthognathous in English:

orthognathous

Line breaks: or|thog¦nath¦ous
Pronunciation: /ˌɔːθəgˈneɪθəs
 
, ɔːˈθɒgnəθəs
 
/

adjective

Anatomy
(Especially of a person) having a jaw which does not project forwards and a facial angle approaching a right angle.

Origin

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

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