But the -mentum is a mere termination, and has nothing to do with mens at all.
Gulo-mental: includes the region covered by the gulag and mentum.
Our mentum may generally be known by its situation between the hinges and base of the Maxill.
The mentum carries at its extremity a pair of lobes with sharp fangs.
Rostrum and mentum present, very small; mentum triarticulate, with a few hairs at the tip.
Epilobe: of mentum in Carabidae, really corresponds to a partially divided ligula: a lateral appendage of a bilobed mentum.
Anthobian: feeding on flowers; applied to certain lamellicorn Coleoptera in which the labium extends beyond the mentum.
What all authors have agreed in calling the mentum is very noticeable, being large and broad, and trilobed behind.
In the genus Ortonia, Signoret, the female possesses a rostrum and mentum.
mentum semicirculare antice rotundatum medio emarginato sive edentulo.
mentum men·tum (měn'təm)
n. pl. men·ta (-tə)