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.
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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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Patients with Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome suffer from a variety of symptoms including headaches, jaw pain, loss of concentration, neck and low back pain.
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"Cranial Disorders and their Role in Disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome." Symposium on T.M.J.
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