Definition of Mandibular joint

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

Medical Definition of Mandibular joint

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mandibular Joint

mandibular arch
mandibular axis
mandibular bone
mandibular canal
mandibular cartilage
mandibular condyle
mandibular dentition
mandibular disk
mandibular foramen
mandibular fossa
mandibular fractures
mandibular gland
mandibular guide prosthesis
mandibular hinge position
mandibular injuries
mandibular joint (current term)
mandibular lymph node
mandibular movement
mandibular nerve
mandibular nodes
mandibular notch
mandibular process
mandibular prosthesis
mandibular prosthesis implantation
mandibular reflex
mandibular tongue
mandibular torus

Literary usage of Mandibular joint

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anatomy of the human skeleton by Henry Morris, John Ernest Frazer (1914)
"LATERAL VIEW OF THE mandibular joint. Medial portion of capsule ... MEDIAL VIEW OF THE mandibular joint. .Its inferior surface is concave and fits on to the ..."

2. Roentgen diagnosis of diseases of the head by Arthur Schueller (1918)
"Also worthy of mention are diseases of the mandibular joint. The diseases, inflammations, and injuries of the mandibular joint or its surrounding tissues ..."

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