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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Temporomandibular joint are not developed until late teen years, so TMDs are unlikely to be found in individual below that age.19 The range of number of missing of teeth was from 3 to 25.
Based on the results obtained from literature surveys, the prevalence of Temporomandibular joint disorders was found in 25% of individuals, based on this information the sample size was estimated using the Formulae.
Temporomandibular joint: relation of the retrodiskal zone to Meckel's cartilage and lateral pterygoid muscle.
Evaluation of the usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of the thickness of the roof of the glenoid fossa of the temporomandibular joint. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod.
The tumor was found to be invading the infratemporal fossa, extending anteriorly up to the temporomandibular joint and inferiorly up to the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.
D--Superior masseter--cheek below zygoma (1 cm in front of the temporomandibular joint and immediately below the zygomatic arch).
Articular pain and masticatory muscle tenderness were assessed by bilateral extra and intraoral palpation, according to the Rocabado pain map criteria [17]; left temporomandibular joint manifested a moderate-to-severe posterior inferior synovial pain, radiating to the neck, indicating hurt by compression of the backward-positioned condyle.
Hofstede, "Ganglion and synovial cyst of the temporomandibular joint: a case report and literature review," Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, vol.
Perez, "Surgical management of congenital deformities with temporomandibular joint malformation," Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, vol.

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