underbite

[ uhn-der-bahyt ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌbaɪt /
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noun Dentistry.

occlusion in which the lower incisor teeth overlap the upper.

Nearby words

  1. underarm,
  2. underarmed,
  3. underbearer,
  4. underbelly,
  5. underbid,
  6. underbodice,
  7. underbody,
  8. underboss,
  9. underbred,
  10. underbrush

Origin of underbite

First recorded in 1975–80; under- + bite

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Medicine definitions for underbite

underbite

[ ŭndər-bīt′ ]

n.

Malocclusion in which the lower teeth overlap the upper teeth.

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