gnathion

noun
gna·​thi·​on | \ ˈnā-thē-ˌän How to pronounce gnathion (audio) , ˈna- How to pronounce gnathion (audio) \

Medical Definition of gnathion

: the midpoint of the lower border of the human mandible — compare linguale

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