Mesognathous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Mesognathous (Anat) Having the jaws slightly projecting; between prognathous and orthognathous. See Gnathic index, under Gnathic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mesognathous Having a moderate or intermediate gnathic index of from 98 to 103, as a skull.
    • mesognathous Having a skull thus characterized, as a person.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Meso-, + Gr. gna`qos jaw