temporomandibular joint

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Noun1.temporomandibular joint - the joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bonetemporomandibular joint - the joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bone
articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, synovial joint - a joint so articulated as to move freely
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tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar joint

n. articulación temporomaxilar, rel. a la articulación entre la mandíbula y el hueso temporal.
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As your headache is recurrent and in one place it may be a problem with the tempero-mandibular joint in your jaw on the right side.
FOR MORE YEARS than Connie (her name has been changed) cares to remember, she had been in debilitating pain with TMJ, or tempero-mandibular joint syndrome.
The final group of chapters reviews key issues in replacing particular joints including the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow as well as developments in intervertebral disc and tempero-mandibular joint replacement technology.