Definition of Pogonion

1. Noun. The craniometric point that is the most forward-projecting point on the anterior surface of the chin.




Medical Definition of Pogonion

1. In craniometry, the most anterior point on the mandible in the midline; the most anterior, prominent point on the chin. Synonym: mental point. Origin: G. Dim. Of pogon, beard (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pogonion

pogge
pogges
poggy
pogie
pogies
pogo
pogo stick
pogo sticks
pogoed
pogoer
pogoers
pogoing
pogonia
pogonias
pogoniasis
pogonion (current term)
pogonip
pogonips
pogonology
pogonophile
pogonophiles
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pogonophobias
pogonophoran
pogonophorans
pogonophore
pogonophores
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pogonotrophy
pogos

Literary usage of Pogonion

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1. A Laboratory Manual of Anthropometry by Harris Hawthorne Wilder (1920)
"It may be possible ultimately to remedy this inconvenience, even to the establishment of a new landmark, between pogonion and ..."

2. A Laboratory Manual of Anthropometry by Harris Hawthorne Wilder (1920)
"It may be possible ultimately to remedy this inconvenience, even to the establishment of a new landmark, between pogonion and ..."

3. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"Excess in the growth of a beard ; the growth of a beard in a woman. pogonion (po-g&'ni-on) ..."

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