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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

man·dib·u·lar to·rus

, torus mandibularis
an exostosis protruding from the lingual aspect of the mandible, usually opposite the premolar teeth.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

to·rus man·di·bu·lar·is

(tōrŭs man-dibyū-lāris)
Bony protuberance on lingual aspect of lower jaw in canine-premolar region.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Present study showed more occurrence of torus palatinus than torus mandibularis. (7.6% TP and 0.3% TM).
However, a study conducted among edentulous patients in Saudi Arabia found male predominance, showing the percentage of males with either tori, higher (19.0%), when compared to females (15.94%).13 Another study conducted in Jordan reported the frequency of torus palatinus and Torus mandibularis as 3.1%, and 2.3% respectively.
Torus Palatinus and Torus Mandibularis: a review of the literature.
Torus palatinus and torus mandibularis in edentulous patients.
Torus palatines and Torus mandibularis in a Nigerian population.
Tori have been consistently seen more frequently in Mongolians than in the Caucasians.37,38 Costich stated that tori may be less common in blacks than in whites.39 Yaacob et al found a high rate of 24.4% of torus palatine in Malaysian but low prevalence of torus mandibularis (2.2%).38 This difference in prevalence in different populations may be due to ethnicity.
Torus palatinusand torus mandibularis in edentulous patients.