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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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Cheltenham is not all chinless posh folk dripping in tweed.
Cosi fan Tutte is one of the nastiest operas around, with its laddish little tale of a couple of chinless wonders each wooing the other's girlfriend for a bet and then expressing outrage at the women's infidelity.
And Amud infant displays three features unique to Neandertals, Rak argues: a chinless lower jaw; an oval-shaped hole in the base of the skull, called the foramen magnum, through which the spinal cord passed; and a bony lip at the back of the lower jaw, on the inner surface, where an important chewing muscle attached.
Naturally, aided and abetted by the likes of lamebrain Liam and chinless blunder Tom, Natasha went on to produce a hopelessly outdated magazine that was quite staggeringly dreadful.
The chinless wonders of the Foreign Office - whose silence in the run up to the Iraq war (when they knew it would be a bloody disaster) is slowly seeping out at the Chilcot Inquiry now that Blair is safely out of office - are just about the last people with whom one would go tiger shooting.
Is it all Hovis-style cobblestone terraces, flat caps, whippets and pigeon-fancying in the former and pearly kings, Sloane Rangers and chinless Hooray Henrys in the other?
Setting Suzi aside, it never ceases to amaze me when guys have to dress like a funeral director to appease the chinless wonders who run Royal Ascot.
They are all Pimmsdrinking, Union Jack-fluttering, chinless halfwits who regard an outdoor Cliff Richardsing-along as the highlight of their social life.
I haven't seen such a rapid exodus of chinless wonders since the Delta Two bid for JS collapsed last year.
If a Mayor vote comes I reckon a majority of Blues supporters would back a Villan and a mass switch from Liberal Democrats and others would put an Independent as captain of Team Brum rather than some chinless wonder.
As soon as perma-tanned Tony decides to return from his hols those chinless wonders like Prescott, Reid, Hoon, Hain and Straw will be back in line.
It is these workers, much abused and who were the true heritage of Britain, not the triple-barrelled, Champagne guzzling, chinless wonders on horseback.