Definition of Mandibular joint
1. Noun. The joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bone.
Generic synonyms: Articulatio Synovialis, Diarthrosis, Synovial Joint
Medical Definition of Mandibular joint
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mandibular Joint
Literary usage of Mandibular joint
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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 ..."