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Synonyms for prognathic

having a projecting lower jaw

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5o in young Korean males and 126o in young Korean females showing sexual dimorphism, we also found sexual dimorphism in our study in younger groups as males are more prognathic than females but in middle age groups the females are slightly more prognathic than males which is in accordance with another study conducted by Sheikh and Alvi13 according to whom females showed more dental protrusion.
And while Shields preferred to relate the saga of Irish home rule to his Toronto audience mostly through the use of local "Irish" figures, two other aspects of his work are highlighted in the rest of the discussion: his re-appropriation of symbolic practices long used to satirize Irish nationalists and Ireland itself (but without the prognathic features), and his attempts to legitimize the unionist position through his imaginative renderings of (Orange) Ulster and Ulstermen versus (Green) Ireland and Irishmen.
On the one hand, Anoiapithecus displays a very modern facial morphology, with a muzzle prognathism so reduced that, within the family Hominidae, we can only find comparable values within the genus Homo sapiens, whereas the remaining great apes are notoriously more prognathic.
The surgical term for this is a class three mal-occlusion, or a prognathic mandible.
To the extent one rises in the series of human races," cranial volume and brain weight increase, the facial angle increases, and prognathic (receding forehead and prominent jaw) face conformation decreases.
15) Studies of Nigerians with SCD revealed: prognathic maxillary profile, Class II malocclusion, and lower weight at age 18.
The face is tall with a massive brow ridge, yet the mid-face is short (in superoinferior dimension) and less prognathic than in (chimpanzee) or Australopithecus,'' one of the article said.
Prognathic (Angle class 3) patients might have a disproportionately large mandible.
His skull was long and his face was narrow and prognathic rather than broad and flat.
The appearance of the prognathic patient often belies the patient's gentle nature by causing a semblance of belligerence and hostility not unlike that of an English bulldog or a German boxer.