An acquired projection of the mandible due to occlusal disharmonies that force the mandible forward; the mandibular condyles are forward of their expected functional position.

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pseu·do·prog·na·thism (soo″do-progґnə-thiz-əm) protruding mandible resembling prognathism but due to altered tooth alignment, resulting from malocclusion.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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