temporomandibular joint syndrome


noun Pathology.

a condition attributed to tension in or faulty articulation of the temporomandibular joint, having a wide range of symptoms that include dizziness, ringing in the ears, and pain in the head, neck, and shoulders.

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Also called TMJ syndrome.
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Medical definitions for temporomandibular joint syndrome

temporomandibular joint syndrome

n.

A disorder that is caused by faulty articulation of the temporomandibular joint and is characterized by facial pain, headache, ringing ears, dizziness, and stiffness of the neck.myofacial pain-dysfunction syndrome
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