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gonial (not comparable)
- (cytology) Of or pertaining to the gonia, primitive germ cells.
1932, Tso-hin Cheng, The Germ Cell History of Rana Cantabrigensis Baird,], page 558:
- "When found, the expelled elements may be gonial cells or oocytes, normal or rarely degenerating."
- (anatomy, dentistry) Of or pertaining to the gonion, the point at the apex of the mandible, or lower jaw.
1925, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich Shirokogorov, Anthropology of Eastern China and Kwangtung Province], page 79:
- "We have seen that the gonial diameter, being related to the head breadth, is higher among the northern groups and especially among Mongols."