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Noun: jowl  jaw(-u)l
  1. The jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
    - lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone
  2. A fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)

Derived forms: jowls

Type of: articulator, feature, jaw, lineament

Part of: face, human face

Encyclopedia: Jowl