temporomandibular joint disorder

temporomandibular joint disorder
n.
a syndrome caused by a dislocation, injury, etc. of the temporomandibular joint, characterized variously by headache, facial pain, dizziness, partial loss of hearing, etc.

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  • temporomandibular joint syndrome — n a group of symptoms that may include pain or tenderness in the temporomandibular joint or surrounding muscles, headache, earache, neck, back, or shoulder pain, limited jaw movement, or a clicking or popping sound in the jaw and that are caused… …   Medical dictionary

  • Temporomandibular joint — Infobox Anatomy Name = Temporomandibular joint Latin = articulatio temporomandibularis GraySubject = 75 GrayPage = 297 Caption = Articulation of the mandible. Lateral aspect. Caption2 = Articulation of the mandible. Medial aspect. Precursor =… …   Wikipedia

  • temporomandibular joint syndrome — noun : a group of symptoms that may include pain in the temporomandibular joint, headache, earache, neck, back, or shoulder pain, limited jaw movement, or a clicking or popping sound in the jaw and that are caused either by dysfunction of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome — A disorder of the temporomandibular joint(s) that causes pain, usually in front of the ear(s), sometimes in the form of a headache. Pain in the TMJ can be due to trauma, such as a blow to the face; inflammatory or degenerative arthritis, or poor… …   Medical dictionary

  • temporomandibular disorder — n TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT SYNDROME abbr. TMD * * * (TMD), temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD) chronic facial pain associated with dysfunction of some combination of the temporomandibular joint, jaw muscles, and associated nerves. The most… …   Medical dictionary

  • Joint — For other uses, see Joint (disambiguation). Typical Joint A joint is the location at which two or more bones make contact.[1] They are constructed to allow movement and provide mechanical support, and are classified structurally and functionally …   Wikipedia

  • temporomandibular disorder — noun see temporomandibular joint syndrome …   Useful english dictionary

  • TMJD — temporomandibular joint disorder …   Medical dictionary

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