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
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — Relating to the temporal bone and the mandible; denoting the joint of the lower jaw. SYN: temporomaxillary (2). * * * tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar tem pə rō man dib yə lər adj of, relating to, or affecting the temporomandibular joint… …   Medical 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

  • temporomandibular — /tem peuh roh man dib yeuh leuhr/, adj. Anat. of, pertaining to, or situated near the hinge joint formed by the lower jaw and the temporal bone of the skull. [1885 90; TEMPORO + MANDIBULAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • temporomandibular — adjective of or relating to both the temporal bone and mandible …   Wiktionary

  • temporomandibular — adj. of or pertaining to the temple and jaw (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • temporomandibular — tem·po·ro·mandibular …   English syllables

  • temporomandibular — tem•po•ro•man•dib•u•lar [[t]ˌtɛm pə roʊ mænˈdɪb yə lər[/t]] adj. anat. of, pertaining to, or situated near the hinge joint formed by the lower jaw and the temporal bone • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • temporomandibular — /ˌtɛmpəroʊmænˈdɪbjələ/ (say .tempuhrowman dibyuhluh) adjective of, relating to, or formed by the temporal bone and the mandible …   Australian English dictionary

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