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temporomandibular

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adjective tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar \ˈtem-pə-rō-man-ˈdi-byə-lər\

Definition of temporomandibular

  1. :  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>



Origin of temporomandibular

3temporal + -o- + mandibular


First Known Use: 1889


Medical Dictionary

temporomandibular

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adjective tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar \ˈtem-pə-rō-man-ˈdib-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of temporomandibular

  1. :  of, relating to, or affecting the temporomandibular joint <temporomandibular pain and dysfunction—George Dimitroulis>




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