mental spine

noun

Medical Definition of mental spine

: either of two small elevations on the inner surface of each side of the symphysis of the lower jaw of which the superior one on each side provides attachment for the genioglossus and the inferior for the geniohyoid muscle

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“Mental spine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mental%20spine. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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