mental foramen n.
The front opening of the mandibular canal on the body of the mandible alongside and above the tubercle of the chin.
- Mental handicap
noun 1. a general or specific intellectual disability, resulting directly or indirectly from injury to the brain or from abnormal neurological development
noun 1. the healing of a physical ailment or disorder by mental concentration or suggestion. noun 1. the healing of a disorder by mental concentration or suggestion
noun 1. psychological well-being and satisfactory adjustment to society and to the ordinary demands of life. 2. the field of medicine concerned with the maintenance or achievement of such well-being and adjustment.
- Mental health day
noun a day taken off work or school to rest or recover, esp. from stress Word Origin 1978 Usage Note informal