Definition of proclination in English:

proclination

noun

Dentistry
  • The condition (especially of teeth) of being angled forwards; the degree of this.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in International Journal Orthodontia. From classical Latin prōclīnātiōn-, prōclīnātiō condition of sloping or leaning forward from prōclīnāt-, past participial stem of prōclīnāre to cause to lean forward, to incline + -iō.

Pronunciation

proclination

/ˌprɒklɪˈneɪʃn/