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TMJ [1 record]

Record 1 2011-12-19


Subject field(s)
  • Bones and Joints

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


  • Os et articulations

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).


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


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