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apertognathia


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A type of malocclusion in which either the anterior or posterior teeth of the mandible do not occlude with those of the maxilla. Possible causes include fracture of the mandible, dislocation of the temporomandibular joint, or deformity of either the mandible or maxilla. See also bite.

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