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underbite

[uhn-der-bahyt]
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noun Dentistry.
  1. occlusion in which the lower incisor teeth overlap the upper.
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Origin of underbite

First recorded in 1975–80; under- + bite
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  • It is better to overbite your darks, and underbite your lights, if you vary any.

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    Henry R. Blaney


underbite in Medicine

underbite

(ŭndər-bīt′)
n.
  1. Malocclusion in which the lower teeth overlap the upper teeth.
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