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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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