mandibular condyle

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con·dy·lar pro·cess of mandible

the articular process of the ramus of the mandible; it includes the head of the mandible, the neck of the mandible and pterygoid fovea.

mandibular condyle

The rounded protuberance on the back of the mandible which articulates with the mandibular fossa in the temporal bone, as part of the mandibular joint.

con·dy·lar pro·cess of man·di·ble

(kon'di-lăr pros'es man'di-bĕl) [TA]
The articular process of the ramus of the mandible; it includes the head of the mandible, the neck of the mandible and pterygoid fovea.
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Growth regulation of the rat mandibular condyle and femoral head by transforming growth factor- (beta) 1, fibroblast growth factor-2 and insulin-like growth factor -1.
dimidiata and sabretooth predators, since the average adult female has much shorter canines than males, as well as a shorter distance from the mandibular condyle to the m3.
4) One of the 4 patients had haemotympanum on clinical examination, and a CTB was requested to exclude a base of skull fracture, but instead revealed a mandibular condyle fracture as the cause of the haemotympanum.
EMG activities of two heads of the human lateral pterygoid muscle in relation to mandibular condyle movement and biting force.
The independent variables (predictors) were the following: the shape of mandibular condyle, flattening of articular eminence, erosion of articular eminence, erosion of mandibular condyle, erosion of articular fossa, mandibular subchondral cyst, osteophytosis, mandibular subchondral sclerosis, and position of mandibular condyle.
A biomechanical evaluation of mandibular condyle fracture plating techniques.
A histochemical study of secondary cartilage of the mandibular condyle in the rat.
These audits had to deal with all facial fractures or with mandibular fractures; articles were limited to specific fracture sites--the mandibular condyle was not included.
On examination she was neurologically stable but had sustained bilateral mandibular condyle fractures ('Guardsman's' type fracture) and a comminuted open parasymphyseal fracture on the right side (Figure 1) associated with a facial laceration.
Diagnosis and treatment options are explained in relation to the anatomic, functional, and biomechanical principles of the mandibular condyle, so clinicians can form their own opinions about the best way to treat condylar fractures.
The lateral pterygoid muscle, the only muscle of mastication serving to open the jaw, inserts on the mandibular condyle inferior to the articular surface but can partially insert on the joint capsule and disc as well.
Morphology of the lateral pterygoid muscle associated to the mandibular condyle in the human prenatal stage.