Definition of temporomandibular joint in English:

temporomandibular joint

Syllabification: tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar joint
Pronunciation: /ˌtempərōˌmanˈdibyələr ˌjoint


  • The hinge joint between the temporal bone and the lower jaw.
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    • 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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