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mentum

(ˈmɛntəm)
n
(Anatomy) the chin
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Noun1.mentum - a projection like a chin formed by the sepals and base of the column in some orchidsmentum - a projection like a chin formed by the sepals and base of the column in some orchids
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
2.mentum - the protruding part of the lower jawmentum - the protruding part of the lower jaw
goatee - a small chin beard trimmed to a point; named for its resemblance to a goat's beard
buccula, double chin - a fold of fatty tissue under the chin
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
feature, lineament - the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; "his lineaments were very regular"
3.mentum - a projection below the mouth of certain mollusks that resembles a chin
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Translations

men·tum

n. mentón, barbilla, prominencia de la barba.
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Some help themselves with countenance and gesture, and are wise by signs; as Cicero saith of Piso, that when he answered him, he fetched one of his brows up to his forehead, and bent the other down to his chin; Respondes, altero ad frontem sublato, altero ad mentum depresso supercilio, crudelitatem tibi non placere.
Mentum: lobes very rounded with large punctuations and pubescent; small scars, glabrous; median area shiny, smooth and glabrous, protruded, forming a very accentuated convexity at median-superior area.
Ventral part of mentum laterally developed into ventromental plates of different shape, usually striate and never with beard Chironominae
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