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Definition 1: the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for jowl in the sense of this definition

(jowl is a kind of ...) a movable speech organ

(jowl is a kind of ...) the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

(... is a kind of jowl ) a long thin lower jaw

(jowl is a part of ...) the craniometric point that is the most forward-projecting point on the anterior surface of the chin

(jowl is a part of ...) the most forward point of the alveolar process of the mandible

(jowl is a part of ...) small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone

(jowl is a part of ...) the condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skull

(jowl is a part of ...) the coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle

(jowl is a part of ...) the craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw

(jowl is a part of ...) the most inferior point of the mandible in the midline

Definition 2: a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging) - [noun denoting body]

(jowl is a kind of ...) the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin

"an expression of pleasure crossed his features" "his lineaments were very regular"

(... is part of jowl) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear

"he washed his face" "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"

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