[mi-zog-nuh-thuh s, -sog-]
- having medium, slightly protruding jaws.
- having a moderate or intermediate gnathic index of from 98 to 103.
Also mes·og·nath·ic [mez-uh g-nath-ik, mes‐, mee-zuh g‐, ‐suh g‐] /ˌmɛz əgˈnæθ ɪk, ˌmɛs‐, ˌmi zəg‐, ‐səg‐/.
Origin of mesognathous
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Examples from the Web for mesognathic
This latter division gave us orthognatic, prognathic, and mesognathic skulls.
- anthropol having slightly projecting jaws