mentum meaning

  • The mentum is an anatomical structure, a projecting feature that is near the mouth of any of a variety of different kinds of animals:
  • In insects, the mentum is the distal part of the labium. The mentum bears the palps, glossae, paraglossae, and/or ligula.
  • On the human face, the mentum refers to the protruding part of the chin.
  • In certain sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks, the mentum is a thin projection of the soft parts of the animal, below the mouth. It is found in the family Pyramidellidae.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns

    Other Vocabulary

    Look-Alike Words
    1. en centum
    2. en mantum
    3. en Centum
    4. en omentum
    5. en amentum
    Source: Wiktionary
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    Meaning of mentum for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "mentum" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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