TMJ

TMJ
Tempero-mandibular joint, the joint that hinges the lower jaw (mandible) to the skull.
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Colloquial abbreviation for temporomandibular joint dysfunction.
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temporomandibular joint; trapeziometacarpal joint

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temporomandibular joint.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • TMJ — (temporomandibular joint) joint where the lower jaw connects to the skull (located near the ears) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • TMJ — abbrev. temporomandibular joint (disorder) …   English World dictionary

  • TMJ —    The temporomandibular joint. These are the two joints that connect the jawbone to the skull under the zygomatic arch. TMJ syndrome involves pain in the joint, clicking in the joint from degradation of the sinovial fluids, and sharp, shooting… …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • TMJ — Kraniomandibuläre Dysfunktion (Craniomandibuläre Dysfunktion, CMD) ist ein Überbegriff für strukturelle, funktionelle, biochemische und psychische Fehlregulationen der Muskel oder Kiefergelenkfunktion. Diese Fehlregulationen können schmerzhaft… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • TMJ syndrome — Disorder of the temporo mandibular joint(s) causing pain usually in front of the ear(s). * * * TMJ syndrome .tē (.)em jā n TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT SYNDROME * * * [temporomandibular joint] temporomandibular disorder …   Medical dictionary

  • TMJ dysfunction — /ti ɛm ˌdʒeɪ dɪsˈfʌŋkʃən/ (say tee em .jay dis fungkshuhn) noun a dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint attributed to tension or faulty articulation, which causes such symptoms as dizziness, headaches, ringing in the ears, pain in the neck… …  

  • TMJ — abbreviation temporomandibular joint …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • TMJ — temporomandibular joint. * * * …   Universalium

  • TMJ — Temporomandibular joint (Medical » Physiology) * TEMPORO MANDIBULAR JOINT (Medical » Physiology) * Totally Metal Jacketed (Governmental » Military) * Termez, Uzbekistan (Regional » Airport Codes) * Technical Machine Jargon (Computing » Assembly)… …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • tmj — ISO 639 3 Code of Language ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living Language Name : Samarokena …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

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