mental spine n.
A slight projection located in the middle line of the rear surface of the body of the lower jawbone that gives attachment below to the geniohyoid muscle and above to the genioglossus muscle. Also called genial tubercle.
- Mental symphysis
mental symphysis n. The fibrocartilaginous union of the two halves of an infant’s lower jawbone that ossifies during the first year.
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language (After the human computers in Frank Herbert’s SF classic, “Dune”) An object-oriented distributed language developed at the University of Virginia some time before Dec 1987. Mentat is an extension of C++ and is portable to a variety of MIMD architectures. By 1994 Mentat was available for Sun-3, Sun-4, iPSC/2 with plans for Mach, iPSC860, […]
[men-tey-shuh n] /mɛnˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. mental activity. /mɛnˈteɪʃən/ noun 1. the process or result of mental activity n. “mental function,” 1850, from Latin ment- “mind” (see mental) + -ation.