torus mandibularis


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torus

 [tor´us] (L.)
a swelling or bulging projection.
torus mandibula´ris a prominence sometimes seen on the lingual aspect of the mandible at the base of its alveolar part.
torus palati´nus a bony protuberance sometimes found on the hard palate at the junction of the intermaxillary suture and the transverse palatine suture.

man·dib·u·lar to·rus

, torus mandibularis
an exostosis protruding from the lingual aspect of the mandible, usually opposite the premolar teeth.

torus mandibularis

See mandibular torus.

to·rus man·di·bu·lar·is

(tōr'ŭs man-dib'yū-lā'ris)
A bony protuberance on the lingual aspect of the lower jaw in the canine-premolar region.

to·rus man·di·bu·lar·is

(tōrŭs man-dibyū-lāris)
Bony protuberance on lingual aspect of lower jaw in canine-premolar region.
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Prevalence of torus palatinus and torus mandibularis in Germans and Thais Commun Dent Ora] EpidemioI 1988; 16: 61-64.
Prevalence of cleft uvula, commissural lip pits, preauricular pits, torus palatinus, and torus mandibularis.
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of torus palatinus and torus mandibularis in relation to age and gender in patients attending Queen Alia Mili- tary Hospital.
4% of torus palatine in Malaysian but low prevalence of torus mandibularis (2.