Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Entry: prognathous (adj.)

In context: "...a prognathous lady..."

Definition: Chiefly Physical Anthropol.

Having projecting or forward-pointing jaws, teeth, mandibles, etc.; having a facial angle of less than 90°; having a gnathic index of 103 or more. Of jaws or a lower jaw: prominent, protruding. Cf. opisthognathous adj., orthognathous adj.


Other: Easier to understand by seeing than reading.

SNOOT score: 1
 
Page: 348

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   


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