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The outer point on either side of the lower jaw at which the jawbone angles upward.
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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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|Noun||1.||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
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