articular tubercle


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Related to articular tubercle: infratemporal fossa, articular tubercle of temporal bone

articular tubercle

The tubercle at the base of the zygomatic arch to which is attached the temporomandibular ligament; it is lateral to the articular eminence of the glenoid fossa, with which it is often confused.
See also: tubercle