temporomandibular

temporomandibular
Relating to the temporal bone and the mandible; denoting the joint of the lower jaw. SYN: temporomaxillary (2).

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tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar 'tem-pə-rō-man-'dib-yə-lər adj of, relating to, or affecting the temporomandibular joint <\temporomandibular pain and dysfunction (George Dimitroulis)>

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tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar (tem″pə-ro-mən-dibґu-lər) pertaining to the temporal bone and the mandible.

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  • temporomandibular — Perteneciente a la articulación entre el hueso temporal y el cóndilo mandibular. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • temporomandibular — [tem΄pə rō man dib′yo͞o lər] adj. [< TEMPOR(AL) + O + MANDIBULAR] designating or of either of two joints connecting the lower jaw with the temporal bones …   English World dictionary

  • temporomandibular — adjective Etymology: 3temporal + o + mandibular Date: 1889 of, relating to, being, or affecting the joint between the temporal bone and the mandible that allows for the movement of the mandible < temporomandibular dysfunction > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • temporomandibular — |tempə(ˌ)rō+ adjective Etymology: temporo + mandibular : relating to or joining the temporal bone and the mandible * * * /tem peuh roh man dib yeuh leuhr/, adj. Anat. of, pertaining to, or situated near the hinge joint formed by the lower jaw and …   Useful english dictionary

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  • temporomandibular disorder — n TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT SYNDROME abbr. TMD * * * (TMD), temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD) chronic facial pain associated with dysfunction of some combination of the temporomandibular joint, jaw muscles, and associated nerves. The most… …   Medical dictionary

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