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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]
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chin

(chĭn)
n.
The central forward portion of the lower jaw.

chin′less adj.
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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.
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chin

(chin) [TA]
The prominence formed by the anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
Synonym(s): mentum.
[A.S. cin]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

chin

(chin) [TA]
Prominence formed by anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
[A.S. cin]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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She punched him smartly on the point of the chin, and again cried out, this time to the bruise of her knuckles.
This superintendent was a slim creature of thirty-five, with a sandy goatee and short sandy hair; he wore a stiff standing-collar whose upper edge almost reached his ears and whose sharp points curved forward abreast the corners of his mouth -- a fence that compelled a straight lookout ahead, and a turning of the whole body when a side view was required; his chin was propped on a spreading cravat which was as broad and as long as a bank-note, and had fringed ends; his boot toes were turned sharply up, in the fashion of the day, like sleigh- runners -- an effect patiently and laboriously produced by the young men by sitting with their toes pressed against a wall for hours together.
Omer, after rubbing his chin again, and smoking a little, 'what I mean in a general way by the expression, "A long pull, and a strong pull, and a pull altogether, my hearties, hurrah!" I should say to you, that that was - in a general way - what I miss in Em'ly.'
'Why that, you know,' he returned, rubbing his double chin again,
On June 19, 1982, a week before his wedding, 27-year-old Chinese-American Vincent Chin went out with a small group of friends for a bachelor party at the Fancy Pants strip club in Highland Park.
Dublin's prestigious Hospital Group has been inundated with requests for a chin like the Friends actress.
The state Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that parents who can't afford to hire a lawyer have a right to be represented at public expense in "child in need of services," or CHINS, hearings when the court could grant custody of the child to the state Department of Social Services.
SIMON COWELL Seeing as this Mr Nasty spends most of his life dissing others, we couldn't help but take a swipe at his collection of fat chins. Oh dear, distinctly below average, the worst chins we've ever seen, etc etc...
There are approximately 100 CHINs being planned or in various stages of implementation nationwide.(1) Some of these sites are Milwaukee, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Cleveland, Memphis, Dallas/Ft.
Many of the organizations and communities that have been unable to quickly form CHINs have turned their attention to the continued development of individual integrated delivery networks.
Instead of asking the man to put hand to chin, the photographer could have just talked with him about the chart to capture a less strained response.
I don't believe that double chins are caused by a sluggish lymphatic system, though some people advocate massaging your neck upwards.