gonion

noun
go·​ni·​on | \ ˈgō-nē-ˌän How to pronounce gonion (audio) \
plural gonia\ -​nē-​ə How to pronounce gonion (audio) \

Medical Definition of gonion

: the point on each lower human jaw closest to the vertex of the gonial angle

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“Gonion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gonion. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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