Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. temporomandibular joint

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  • temporomandibular joint

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Examples

  • In between the bones we have cartilage, but what happens with TMJ is there is a thin piece of floating cartilage in between the two bones.

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  • Chiropractic treatment for TMJ dysfunctionWhen most people hear the acronym TMJ, they think of their dentist.

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  • Nov. 25 When most people hear the acronym TMJ, they think of their dentist.

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  • Title: TMJ and Chiropractic Care: An Overall Wellness Approach Description: When most people hear the acronym TMJ, they think of their dentist.

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  • Nov. 25/PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- When most people hear the acronym TMJ, they think of their dentist.

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  • The TMJ is the joint between the upper jaw (called the maxilla) and the lower one (mandible) that purposely dislocates itself with every bite to increase your chewing force.

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  • Grinding can also injure your jaw-bone joint, called the TMJ temporomandibular joint.

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  • People have TMJ, which is a painful condition in the jaw that's brought on in part, by stress.

    CNN Transcript Jun 9, 2008

  • What can happen is all that tension can manifest as a disease called TMJ, that can be very painful.

    CNN Transcript Jun 9, 2008

  • Anderson claimed he was only trying to massage the women to relieve pain associated with temporomandibular joint affliction or disorder, also known as TMJ or TMD.

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