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[uhn-der-bahyt] /ˈʌn dərˌbaɪt/
noun, Dentistry.
occlusion in which the lower incisor teeth overlap the upper.
Origin of underbite
First recorded in 1975-80; under- + bite Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It is better to overbite your darks, and underbite your lights, if you vary any.

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underbite in Medicine

underbite un·der·bite (ŭn'dər-bīt')
Malocclusion in which the lower teeth overlap the upper teeth.

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