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The outer point on either side of the lower jaw at which the jawbone angles upward.

[French, from Greek gōniā, angle; see genu- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -nia (-nɪə)
(Anatomy) anatomy the point or apex of the angle of the lower jaw
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek gōnia angle]
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Noun1.gonion - the craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw
craniometric point - a landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla - the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
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