HyperDic: jowl

English > 2 senses of the word jowl:
NOUNbodyjowl, lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbonethe jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
bodyjowla fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)
jowl > pronunciation
Soundsjhaw'l
Rhymesafoul ... waterfowl: 13 rhymes with awl...
English > jowl: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth.
Synonymslower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone
Partscondylar process, condyloid process, mandibular condyleThe condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skull
coronoid process of the mandibleThe coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle
gnathionThe most inferior point of the mandible in the midline
gonionThe craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw
mandibular notchsmall indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone
pogonionThe craniometric point that is the most forward-projecting point / point on the anterior surface of the chin
symphysionThe most forward point of the alveolar process of the mandible
Narrowerlantern jawA long thin lower jaw
BroaderarticulatorA movable speech organ
jawThe part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
Spanishmandíbula inferior, mandíbula, quijada, submaxilla
Catalanbarra, maixella, mandíbula inferior, mandíbula, maxil·lar inferior, submaxilla
English > jowl: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging).
Part offace, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
Broaderfeature, lineamentThe characteristic parts of a person's face
Spanishpapada
Adjectivesjowlyhaving sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lower jaw

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