bilaminar zone

(redirected from retrodiscal tissue)

bilaminar zone

(bī-lam'i-nar-zōn),
a mass of loose connective tissue attached to the posterior edge of the articular disc of the temporomandibular joint. It extends to and fills the loose folds of the posterior joint capsule.
Synonym(s): retrodiscal tissue
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However, as there is progressive stretching of retrodiscal tissues, the range of motion increases.
Histological examination of the retrodiscal tissues demonstrates synovial hyperplasia.