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gnathion

[ney-thee-on, nath-ee-] /ˈneɪ θiˌɒn, ˈnæθ i-/
noun
1.
Craniometry. the lowest point on the anterior margin of the lower jaw in the midsaggital plane.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for gnathion

gnathion

/ˈneɪθɪˌɒn; ˈnæθ-/
noun
1.
the lowest point of the midline of the lower jaw: a reference point in craniometry
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek gnathos jaw
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gnathion in Medicine

gnathion gnath·i·on (nāth'ē-ŏn', nā'thē-)
n.
The most inferior point of the mandible in the midline.

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