condylar process

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Related to condylar process: mandibular condyle
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Noun1.condylar process - the condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skullcondylar process - the condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skull
jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla - the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
condyle - a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone
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7) The present report shows a massive involvement of the body, angle, and ramus of the mandible extending to the coronoid and condylar process.
The inferior head comes from the lateral plate of the pterygoid process and inserts into the condylar process of the mandible.
The human TMJ is composed of the condylar process of the mandible, the mandibular fossa and the articular tubercle of the squamous part of the temporal bone (Vasconcellos et al).
The fracture classification system of the condylar process used was the system of Lindahl [sup][17] and Neff et al .
In the study of the Santler et al [32] two hundred and thirty four patients with fractures of the mandibular condylar process were treated by Open or Closed methods.
There was mandibular hypoplasia with narrow right condylar process, deepening of the right sigmoid notch, pseudoelongation of the ipsilateral condylar neck, thinner ramus and body, widened inferior alveolar canal, and enlarged mental foramen.
Moreover, the ranges of movements of the condylar process heads also show asymmetric motion.