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Record 1 2011-12-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Bones and Joints
DEF

One of the two paired articulations between the temporal bones of the skull and the mandible; the condylar process of the mandible articulates on the eminence of the glenoid fossa of the temporal bone.

Key term(s)
  • temporomandibular articulation

French

Domaine(s)
  • Os et articulations
CONT

L'articulation temporomandibulaire (ATM) est une articulation coulissante et pivotante située juste devant l'oreille, qui relie la mandibule (mâchoire inférieure) à l'os temporal (base et côté du crâne).

CONT

Effectuer chirurgie de l'articulation temporomandibulaire (l'articulation des mâchoires).

Spanish

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