Medical Definition of Tuber zygomaticum

1. Articular eminence of the temporal bone which bounds the mandibular fossa anteriorly; it forms the anterior root of the zygomatic process; it is enclosed by the articular capsule of the temporomandibular joint with the articular fossa; the head of the mandible (and intervening articular disc) move onto the articular tubercle to allow full depression of mandible (opening of mouth). Synonym: tuberculum articulare ossis temporalis, articular eminence of temporal bone, eminentia articularis ossis temporalis, tuber zygomaticum. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuber Zygomaticum

tuber cinereum
tuber cochleae
tuber corporis callosi
tuber dorsale
tuber frontale
tuber ischiadicum
tuber maxillae
tuber of ischium
tuber of vermis
tuber omentale
tuber parietale
tuber radii
tuber root
tuber valvulae
tuber vermis
tuber zygomaticum (current term)
tuberal
tuberal nuclei
tubercidin
tubercle
tubercle bacillus
tubercle of anterior scalene muscle
tubercle of iliac crest
tubercle of nucleus gracilis
tubercle of rib
tubercle of saddle
tubercle of scaphoid bone
tubercle of tooth
tubercle of trapezium
tubercle of upper lip

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