Especially of an area of a brachiopod: = proclined .
1930s; earliest use found in Charles Schuchert (1858–1942). Irregularly from classical Latin prōclīnāre.
1To realign (a tooth) so that it is angled forwards.
2Of a tooth: to become angled forward.
1960s; earliest use found in American Journal Orthodontics. From classical Latin prōclīnāre to cause to lean forward, to incline from pro- + -clīnāre.
= Proclian .
1960s. From Proclus, the name of a neo-Platonist philosopher + -ine.