mental process

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Related to Mental protuberance: mental spine, Mental tubercle, mental symphysis
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Noun1.mental process - (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activitymental process - (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; "the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering"
cognition, knowledge, noesis - the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
basic cognitive process - cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
higher cognitive process - cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
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The distance from the incisal edges of lower central incisors to the lower border of the mental protuberance of the mandible was recorded using calliper.
[5] Areas that exhibit weakness include the area lateral to the mental protuberance, mental foramen, mandibular angle, and the condylar neck.
Inferior to the symphysis menti is the mentum, or chin, sometimes also referred to as the mental protuberance. The center of the mental protuberance is called the mental point.

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