Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The outer point on either side of the lower jaw at which the jawbone angles upward.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The angle of the lower jaw; the mandibular angle: chiefly used in eraniology. See craniometry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An anthropometric landmark located at the most inferior, posterior, and lateral point on the external angle of the mandible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Greek gōniā, angle; see genu- in Indo-European roots.]

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