Medical Definition of Temporomandibular joint pain-dysfunction syndrome

1. Dysfunction of the masticatory apparatus related to spasm of the muscles of mastication precipitated by occlusal dysharmony or alteration in vertical dimension of the jaws, and exacerbated by emotional stress; characterised by pain in the preauricular region, muscle tenderness, popping noise in the temporomandibular joint, and limitation of jaw motion. Synonym: temporomandibular joint pain-dysfunction syndrome. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Temporomandibular Joint Pain-dysfunction Syndrome

temporoauricular
temporofacial
temporofrontal tract
temporohyoid
temporomalar
temporomandibular
temporomandibular arthrosis
temporomandibular articular disk
temporomandibular articulation
temporomandibular joint
temporomandibular joint disease
temporomandibular joint disk
temporomandibular joint disorders
temporomandibular joint dysfunction
temporomandibular joint dysfunction syndrome
temporomandibular joint pain-dysfunction syndrome (current term)
temporomandibular joints
temporomandibular ligament
temporomandibular nerve
temporomandibular syndrome
temporomaxillary
temporomaxillary vein
temporoparietal
temporoparietal muscle
temporoparietalis muscle
temporopontine
temporopontine tract
temporosphenoid
temporozygomatic
temporozygomatic suture

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