temporomandibular


tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar

adjective \ˈtem-pə-rō-man-ˈdi-byə-lər\

Definition of TEMPOROMANDIBULAR

:  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

tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar

adjective \ˈtem-pə-rō-man-ˈdib-yə-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TEMPOROMANDIBULAR

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

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