- straight-jawed; having the profile of the face vertical or nearly so; having a gnathic index below 98.
Also or·thog·nath·ic [awr-thuh g-nath-ik, -thog-] /ˌɔr θəgˈnæθ ɪk, -θɒg-/.
Origin of orthognathous
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- anatomy having normally aligned jaws
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- Relating to orthognathia.
- Having a jaw that does not project forward.
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