TITLE

macrognathia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1288
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "macrognathia" is presented. This term refers to an abnormally large jaw. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21234794

 

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