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Macrognathia Micrognatia


Engraved before 1811 from an original in the then Museum Pio Clemens in Rome (Click for details)
Esculapius (Medicine) between Mercury (Merchants) and the Graces (Medicine, Hygiene and Panacea)
Esculapius dealt with Patients - Merchants make deals with Clients


~ MACROGNATHIA id+ | PROMINENT JAW OR MANDIBLE | 
               id+ | PROGNATHISM | 
~ MICROGNATIA  id+ | SMALL OR RECEDING JAW or CHIN |
               id+ | impacts CHEW  NIBBLE  CORRODE |
  etym> combines CHEW CHEEK MASTICATE MANDIBLE 
        GNAT NAG GNAW 
  gr    GNATHOS      = JAW CHIN MANDIBLE                  
        GNATHIA        suffix for JAW or MANDIBLE  
        GNATHOSCHISIS  CLEFT JAW 
  med>  GNATHION       LOWEST MID POINT OF THE MANDIBLE 
                       also THE JUNCTION POINT OF THE 
                       LEFT AND RIGHT LOWER JAW
  lat   MENTUM         or
  sp    MENTON         CHIN 
  gr    GENUS          JAW 
  lat   GENA           CHEEK    
  note  GINGIVA        GUM 
  med>  MENTON or MANDIBULAR SYMPHYSIS or MIDPOINT or 
        JUNCTION OF THE LEFT AND RIGHT LOWER JAW
  hx>   HABSPURG JAW or PROGNATHIA WAS A REMARKABLE
        MARKER OF AN AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT GENE
  cont> see> GNOME
  

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