articular tubercle of temporal bone

(redirected from tuber zygomaticum)

ar·tic·u·lar tu·ber·cle of temporal bone

[TA]
articular eminence of the temporal bone that bounds the mandibular fossa anteriorly; it forms the anterior root of the zygomatic process; it is enclosed by the articular capsule of the temporomandibular joint with the articular fossa; the head of the mandible (and intervening articular disc) moves onto the articular tubercle to allow full depression of the mandible (opening of the mouth).
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ar·tic·u·lar tu·ber·cle of tem·po·ral bone

(ahr-tikyū-lăr tūbĕr-kĕl tempŏr-ăl bōn) [TA]
Articular eminence of the temporal bone that bounds the mandibular fossa anteriorly; forms anterior root of the zygomatic process.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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