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Descriptor in English: Temporomandibular Joint
Descriptor in Spanish: Articulación Temporomandibular
Descriptor in Portuguese: Articulação Temporomandibular
Descriptor in French: Articulation temporomandibulaire
Entry term(s): Joint, Temporomandibular
Joints, Temporomandibular
TMJ
Temporomandibular Joints
Tree number(s): A02.835.583.861
A14.907
Scope note: An articulation between the condyle of the mandible and the articular tubercle of the temporal bone.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Centric Relation MeSH
DeCS UI: 14082
Descriptor UI: D013704
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Temporomandibular Joint - Preferred
Concept UI M0021152
Scope note An articulation between the condyle of the mandible and the articular tubercle of the temporal bone.
Preferred term Temporomandibular Joint
Entry term(s) Joint, Temporomandibular
Joints, Temporomandibular
TMJ
Temporomandibular Joints



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