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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]

mentum

/men·tum/ (men´tum) [L.] chin.

mentum

[men′təm]
Etymology: L, chin
1 the chin, especially of the fetus.
2 a fetal reference point in designating the position of the fetus with respect to the maternal pelvis. For example, left mentum anterior indicates that the fetal chin is presenting in the left anterior quadrant of the pelvis.

chin

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

mentum

The chin.

mentum

a structure found on the head of an insect below the labium.

mentum

[L.] chin.