Definition of temporomandibular joint in English:

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temporomandibular joint

Pronunciation: /ˌtempərōˌmanˌdibyələr ˈjoint/


The hinge joint between the temporal bone and the lower jaw.
Example sentences
  • Symptoms are characterised by recurrent clicking in the temporomandibular joint.
  • The temporomandibular joint is the articulation between the mandible and the skull.
  • Pain of the temporomandibular joint for a brief time after awakening was commonly reported.

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Syllabification: tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar joint

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