Medical Definition of Tuberculum articulare ossis temporalis

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 Tuberculum Articulare Ossis Temporalis

tuberculous enteritis
tuberculous lymphadenitis
tuberculous meningitis
tuberculous nephritis
tuberculous pericarditis
tuberculous peritonitis
tuberculous rheumatism
tuberculous spondylitis
tuberculous wart
tuberculum
tuberculum adductorium
tuberculum anterius atlantis
tuberculum anterius thalami
tuberculum anterius vertebrarum cervicalium
tuberculum arthriticum
tuberculum articulare ossis temporalis (current term)
tuberculum auriculae
tuberculum calcanei
tuberculum caroticum
tuberculum cinereum
tuberculum conoideum
tuberculum corniculatum
tuberculum coronae
tuberculum costae
tuberculum cuneatum
tuberculum cuneiforme
tuberculum dentis
tuberculum dorsale
tuberculum epiglotticum
tuberculum gracile

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