Definitions for "Temporomandibular joint"
Keywords:  mandible, tmj, jaw, mandibular, condyle
the joint formed at the point of articulation of the mandible and the base of the skull.
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.
The joint formed between the head of the lower jawbone (the condyle) and the temporal bone (fossa-eminence). Also referred to as the "articulation temporomandibularis" and the "mandibular joint." This joint is responsible for the lower jaw's ability to open vertically and shift laterally.