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chin

(chin), [TA]
The prominence formed by the anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
Synonym(s): mentum [TA]
[A.S. cin]

chin

(chin) the anterior prominence of the lower jaw; the mentum.

chin

(chĭn)
n.
The central forward portion of the lower jaw.

chin′less adj.

chin

the raised triangular portion of the mandible and the soft tissue over it below the lower lip. It is formed by the mental protuberance.

chin

The lower part of the face, the core structure of which is provided by the mandible.

CHIN

Community Health and Information Network. An electronic highway that provides seamless connectivity through an interface engine with routing and translation software to all the components of a healthcare delivery system—physicians, hospitals, ambulatory care centres, payers (banks, insurers, Medicare, employers), pharmacies, retail suppliers, regulatory agencies, etc.

chin

(chin) [TA]
The prominence formed by the anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
Synonym(s): mentum.
[A.S. cin]

chin

(chin) [TA]
Prominence formed by anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
[A.S. cin]

chin,

n the raised triangular extension of the anterior portion of the mandible below the lower lip. It is formed by the mental protuberance of the mandible.
chin cup,

chin

the anterior prominence of the lower jaw; the mentum.

fat-chin, chin edema
lower lip swelling or nodules; part of the feline eosinophilic granuloma complex.
Enlarge picture
Fat-chin in a cat.
stripped chin
see labial avulsion.
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