articular disk

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articular disk

[är′tik·yə·lər ′disk]
(anatomy)
A disk of fibrocartilage, dividing the cavity of certain joints.
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5 Surgical treatments for TMJ include recontouring of articular disc, repositioning of disc and in cases of end stage TMDs, replacement of entire joint.
Neurofibroma in the articular disc of the temporomandibular joint: a case report.
This incongruence is passed by cartilaginous articular disc which is able to move together with mandibular condyle along the articular eminence.
Based on Axis I, the individuals were divided into three situations, including muscular temporomandibular dysfunction, displacement of the articular disc, and general conditions of temporomandibular articulation (Schiffman et al.
At the time of surgery, all patients included in the series were found to have a central tear of the articular disc as well as a peripheral ulnar detachment.
The roe deer's heads had lateromedial joint faces and an articular disc that had a thin center and thick borders that separated the joint into two free spaces.
2,9) The TFCC is composed of a rich peripheral arterial supply at the outer 10-40% of the articular disc, and a near avascular central triangular articular disc lying between the ulnar head, lunate, and triquetrum.
This is termed the articular disc, or simply "disc," and is attached to the neck of the condyle just below the head by ligaments that secure it loosely.
Examination by MRI may be used to analyze the articular disc position in the coronal and parasagittal planes, the translation movement of the head of the mandible, and the disc movement during mouth opening and closing.
The relationship between the temporomandibular joint capsule, articular disc and jaw muscles.
Postsurgical Stability of Counterclockwise Maxillomandibular Advancement Surgery:Affect of Articular Disc Repositioning J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:724-738, 2008
After the anesthetic procedure, the jaw was manipulated to recapture the articular disc that was in an anterior position and without reduction.
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