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gonion

[goh-nee-on]
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noun, plural go·ni·a [goh-nee-uh] /ˈgoʊ ni ə/.
  1. Craniometry. a point on each side of the lower jaw at the mandibular angle.

Origin of gonion

First recorded in 1875–80

gonium

[goh-nee-uh m]
noun, plural go·ni·a [goh-nee-uh] /ˈgoʊ ni ə/. Cell Biology.
  1. the germ cell during the phase marked by mitosis.

Origin of gonium

From New Latin; see origin at gon-, -ium
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British Dictionary definitions for gonia

gonion

noun plural -nia (-nɪə)
  1. anatomy the point or apex of the angle of the lower jaw

Word Origin

C19: from New Latin, from Greek gōnia angle
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gonia in Medicine

gonion

(gōnē-ŏn′)
n. pl. go•ni•a (-nē-ə)
  1. The outer point on either side of the lower jaw at which the jawbone angles upward.
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