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po·go·ni·on

(pō-gō'ni-on),
In craniometry, the most anterior point on the mandible in the midline; the most anterior, prominent point on the chin.
Synonym(s): mental point
[G. dim. of pōgōn, beard]

po·go·ni·on

(pō-gō'nē-on)
craniometry The most anterior point on the mandible in the midline; the most anterior, prominent point on the chin.
Synonym(s): mental point.
[G. dim. of pōgōn, beard]

mental point

The most anterior point of the midline of the chin.
See also: point
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The body of the mandible extends posteriorly from the mental point to the gonion, or angle of the jaw.
There's loads of things that I wish had never happened but from a mental point of view, probably had to come through that other side to realise how much I appreciate football.
I've got a lot of work to do from a mental point of view in getting them to go out there and relax and show what they do on the training ground.
I think it was very difficult from a mental point of view because if you play the way that we played at Anfield, it is difficult to come back to the league and they were brilliant.
Eldridge, who has been at London Welsh since June 2010, added: "From a mental point of view, pre-season is tough but we've got guys who've done lots of them, guys like Tom May and Tim Molenaar.
He [Vajda] had the initiative of recommending somebody that has been in similar situations and has similar mindset, knows what I'm going through, and could help me from that mental point of view," the 26-year-old added.
I think sometimes these situations get the best out of me, from the mental point of view.
From the mental point of view, we'll get stronger from this.
That's all we can do as coaches, help technically or from a mental point of view.
If we can match the occasion from a mental point of view then we will be fine, I've no doubt about that.

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