Definition of Temporomandibular joint

1. Noun. The joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bone.




Definition of Temporomandibular joint

1. Noun. (anatomy) The joint on either side of the human head where the jaw (mandible) meets the skull (at the temporal bone). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Temporomandibular joint

1. The joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull. (12 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Temporomandibular Joint

temporizers
temporizes
temporizing
temporizingly
temporo-
temporo-occipital
temporoauricular
temporofacial
temporofrontal tract
temporohyoid
temporomalar
temporomandibular
temporomandibular arthrosis
temporomandibular articular disk
temporomandibular articulation
temporomandibular joint (current term)
temporomandibular joint disease
temporomandibular joint disk
temporomandibular joint disorders
temporomandibular joint dysfunction
temporomandibular joint dysfunction syndrome
temporomandibular joint pain-dysfunction syndrome
temporomandibular joints
temporomandibular ligament
temporomandibular nerve
temporomandibular syndrome
temporomaxillary
temporomaxillary vein
temporoparietal
temporoparietal muscle

Literary usage of Temporomandibular joint

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1. Surgery and diseases of the mouth and jaws: A Practical Treatise on the by Vilray Papin Blair (1917)
"DISEASES OF THE temporomandibular joint. It is particularly liable to be affected by suppurative processes in its immediate neighborhood. ..."

2. Management of Temporomandibular Disorders: Current Bibliographies in by Martha H. Glock, James A. Lipton (1996)
"Reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint using a temporalis graft with or ... Treatment outcomes for temporomandibular joint reconstruction after ..."

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