condyloid process


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Related to condyloid process: condylar process, mandibular condyle
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Noun1.condyloid process - the condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skullcondyloid 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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Clicks in the TMJs happen due to the misplacement of the cartilage as it abruptly dislodges to the top of the condyloid process when the patient opens their mouth, with or without pain (29).
7###Point at occipital-parietal-temporal suture###7###Distalmost point of condyloid process
Abbreviations: ab = auditory bulla; ag = angular process; c = coronoid process; cj = capsular projection; cp = condyloid process; f = foramen magnum; f = frontal; fc = frontal crest; fs = frontal sinuse; gc = glenoid cavity; gp = gnathic process; i = incisor; if = infraorbital foramen; ju = jugal; ly = lacrimal; m = malleus; M = molar; ms = maseteric scar; ms = mesopterygoid fossa; n = nasal; o = occipital; pm = premaxillary; pp = parapterygoid plate; pt = pterygoids; sq = squamosal; sr = squamosal ridge; tt = tegmen tympani; z = zygomatic plate.