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gonion

 [go´ne-on] (pl. go´nia) (Gr.)
the most inferior, posterior, and lateral point on the angle of the mandible. adj., adj go´nial.

go·ni·on

, pl.

go·ni·a

(gō'nē-on, gō'nē-ă), [TA]
The lowest posterior and most outward point of the angle of the mandible. In cephalometrics, it is measured by bisecting the angle formed by the tangents to the lower and the posterior borders of the mandible; when the angles of both sides of the mandible appear on the lateral radiograph, a point midway between the right and left side is used.
[G. gōnia, an angle]

gonion

/go·ni·on/ (go´ne-on) pl. go´nia   [Gr.] the most inferior, posterior, and lateral point on the external angle of the mandible.go´nial

gonion

(gō′nē-ŏn′)
n.
The outer point on either side of the lower jaw at which the jawbone angles upward.

gonion

[gō′nē·on] pl. gonia
Etymology: Gk, gōnia, angle
an anthropometric landmark located at the most inferior, posterior, and lateral point on the external angle of the mandible, being the apex of the maximum curvature of the mandible, where the ascending ramus becomes the body of the mandible. See also mandible.

go·ni·on

, pl. gonia (gō'nē-on, -ă) [TA]
The lowest posterior and most outward point of the angle of the mandible. In cephalometrics, it is measured by bisecting the angle formed by the tangents to the lower and the posterior borders of the mandible; when the angles of both sides of the mandible appear on the lateral radiograph, a point midway between the right and left side is used.
[G. gōnia, an angle]

go·ni·on

, pl. gonia (gō'nē-on, -ă) [TA]
Lowest posterior and most outward point of angle of mandible. In cephalometrics, it is measured by bisecting angle formed by tangents to lower and posterior borders of mandible; when angles of both sides of mandible appear on the lateral radiograph, a point midway between right and left sides is used.
[G. gōnia, an angle]

gonion (Go),

n the most posteroinferior point of the angle of the mandible near the inferior border of the ramus.

gonion

pl. gonia [Gr.] the most inferior, posterior and lateral point on the angle of the mandible.