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gonion

[ goh-nee-on ]

noun

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


gonion

/ ˈɡəʊnɪən /

noun

  1. anatomy the point or apex of the angle of the lower jaw


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Word History and Origins

Origin of gonion1

First recorded in 1875–80

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Word History and Origins

Origin of gonion1

C19: from New Latin, from Greek gōnia angle

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