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orthognathous

or·thog·na·thous
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [awr-thog-nuh-thuh s]
    • /ɔrˈθɒg nə θəs/
    • /ˈɔːθəɡnˌaθəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-thog-nuh-thuh s]
    • /ɔrˈθɒg nə θəs/

Definitions of orthognathous word

  • adjective orthognathous straight-jawed; having the profile of the face vertical or nearly so; having a gnathic index below 98. 1
  • adjective orthognathous having normally aligned jaws 0
  • adjective orthognathous having the jaws in line, with the lower jaw neither projecting nor receding 0

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Origin of orthognathous

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55; ortho- + -gnathous

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Parts of speech for Orthognathous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

orthognathous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

orthognathous usage trend in Literature

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