temporomandibular joint syndrome

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temporomandibular joint syndrome

n.
A disorder caused by faulty articulation of the temporomandibular joint and characterized by facial pain, headache, ringing ears, dizziness, and stiffness of the neck.

tem′poromandib′ular joint′ syn`drome


n.
a group of symptoms stemming from tension in or faulty articulation of the temporomandibular joint, including pain in the head or neck region and dizziness.
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