articular tubercle of temporal bone

(redirected from eminentia articularis ossis temporalis)

ar·tic·u·lar tu·ber·cle of temporal bone

[TA]
articular eminence of the temporal bone that bounds the mandibular fossa anteriorly; it forms the anterior root of the zygomatic process; it is enclosed by the articular capsule of the temporomandibular joint with the articular fossa; the head of the mandible (and intervening articular disc) moves onto the articular tubercle to allow full depression of the mandible (opening of the mouth).

ar·tic·u·lar tu·ber·cle of tem·po·ral bone

(ahr-tikyū-lăr tūbĕr-kĕl tempŏr-ăl bōn) [TA]
Articular eminence of the temporal bone that bounds the mandibular fossa anteriorly; forms anterior root of the zygomatic process.
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