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.
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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.
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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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Osteoarthrosis--Osteophyte formation along the mandibular condyle and articular eminence can be seen in the setting of osteoarthrosis (Figure 11).
Closed condylotomy in the treatment of recurrent dislocation of the mandibular condyle. Int J Oral Surg 1978; 7:1--6.
In our study using CBCT, we observed changes in the shape of the mandibular condyle from 25 days after MIA injection; the damage was most expressive 45 days after inducement, with a serious alteration in the shape.
This examination process in children with suspected TMD, and particularly ADDR, should involve the careful assessment of three main anatomical joint structures: (a) the position of articular disc relative to the mandibular condyle; (b) the location of the condyle relative to the temporal joint surfaces; and (c) the depth of the glenoid fossa.
It was concluded that the type of vertical malocclusion has no significant influence on the measurements of mandibular condyle head, i.e., perimeter, area, height, and changes in the condyle surface shape.
Kaban, "A comparison of single-photon emission computed tomography and planar imaging for quantitative skeletal scintigraphy of the mandibular condyle," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, vol.
Hence, in the study fetuses, the internal surface of the articular capsule is lined by a synovial that coats the intra-articular structures, except for the articular cartilage present in the articular tubercle, the roof of the mandibular fossa and the mandibular condyle. In the articular disc, the covers only short segments of the anterior and posterior ends.
(14) simulated defects, about 1 mm in diameter, in mandibular condyles, and the MSCT and single slice CT images that they obtained were evaluated in different reconstruction protocols, taking into account the orientation of the slices generated (axial slices x MPR images).
When the mouth is closed, the disk is positioned at approximately 11 o'clock with respect to the mandibular condyle; the posterior segment of the disk caps the apex of the mandibular condyle.
It is located posterior to the mandibular condyle and posterior clivus (figures 1, 3).
The original article was written in 1890 by Ferdinand Graff Spee, and it has been recently represented that this anteroposterior curve, or curve of Spee, was defined as the anatomical curve established by the occlusal alignment of the teeth, as projected onto the median plane, beginning with the cusp tip of the mandibular canine and following the buccal cusp tips of the premolar and molar teeth, continuing through the anterior border of the mandibular ramus, and ending at the anterior aspect of the mandibular condyle.