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a.1.(Anat.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a ginglymus, or hinge joint; ginglyform.
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Each joint is composed of condyle of the mandible, an articulating disc and an articular fossa of the temporal bone.1 The TMJ provides hinging movement in one plane and therefore can be considered a ginglymoid joint.
Because of all these features, the TMJ is referred to as "ginglymodiarthrodial," which means a combination of the terms ginglymoid (rotation) and arthrodial (translation) [2].