mental artery n.
An artery that is the terminal branch of the inferior alveolar artery, with distribution to the chin.
- Mental block
noun 1. See block (sense 21)
- Mental cruelty
noun 1. behaviour that causes distress to another person but that does not involve physical assault noun any conduct that causes another mental suffering
- Mental deficiency
noun 1. (psychiatry) a less common term for mental retardation mental deficiency n. See mental retardation.
[men-tl-eez, -ees] /ˌmɛn tlˈiz, -ˌis/ noun 1. the language of thought; thoughts represented in the mind without words, especially complex thoughts built from simpler ones.