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temporomandibular

[ tem-puh-roh-man-dib-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌtɛm pə roʊ mænˈdɪb yə lər /
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adjective Anatomy.

of, relating to, or situated near the hinge joint formed by the lower jaw and the temporal bone of the skull.

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Origin of temporomandibular

First recorded in 1885–90; temporo- + mandibular
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Medical definitions for temporomandibular

temporomandibular
[ tĕm′pə-rō-măn-dĭbyə-lər ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or formed by the temporal bone and the mandible.
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