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men·ton

(men'tŏn),
In cephalometrics, the lowermost point in the symphysial shadow as seen on a lateral jaw projection.
[L. mentum, chin]

menton

[men′ton]
Etymology: L, mentum, chin
the most inferior point on the chin in the lateral view of a cephalogram. It is a cephalometric landmark used in orthodontic treatment.

men·ton

(men'tŏn)
A cephalometric landmark used in orthodontia; lowest point on the mandible (chin) as seen in a lateral radiologic view of the head.
[L. mentum, chin]

men·ton

(men'tŏn)
In cephalometrics, the lowermost point in the symphysial shadow as seen on a lateral jaw projection.
[L. mentum, chin]

menton,

n the most inferior point on the chin in the lateral view; a cephalometric landmark.
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