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Temporomandibular Joint Disc MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Temporomandibular Joint Disc
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.583.861.900
A14.907.900
Unique ID
D019224
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019224
Annotation
disc displacement: coordinate with JOINT DISLOCATIONS
Scope Note
A plate of fibrous tissue that divides the temporomandibular joint into an upper and lower cavity. The disc is attached to the articular capsule and moves forward with the condyle in free opening and protrusion. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p92)
Entry Version
TMJ DISC
Entry Term(s)
Articular Disc, Temporomandibular
Articular Disk, Temporomandibular
Disk, Temporomandibular Joint
Temporomandibular Joint Disk
Previous Indexing
Temporomandibular Joint (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note
2012; see TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISK (1997-2011)
History Note
2012 (1997)
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2016/07/06
Temporomandibular Joint Disc Preferred
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