Failure of development of the lower jaw, causing a receding chin. It may be associated with a number of syndromes, and in the infant, may pose considerable feeding difficulties
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Abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially of the mandible. ... Origin: micro-+ G. Gnathos, jaw ... Micrognathia with peromelia, hypoplasia of the mandible with malformed and missing teeth, birdlike face, and severe deformities of the hands and forearms and sometimes of feet and legs. ... Synonym: H...
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(mi″kro-na´the-ә) abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially the lower jaw. adj., micrognath´ic., adj.
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An abnormally small jaw that may occur on its own or may be found in association with many syndromes including trisomy 18, Treacher-Collins syndrome, Pierre Robin syndrome, Russell-Silver syndrome , Seckel syndrome, Progeria, and Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome
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Type: Term Pronunciation: mī-krog-nath′ē-ă Definitions: 1. Abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially of the mandible.
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Abnormal smallness of the lower jaw.
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