What does TMJ stand for in medical terms?

What does it mean when hospitals, doctors, or medical documents are referring to TMJ?

TMJ stands for:

Temporomandibular Joint

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is the joint that connects your jaw to the side of your head.

Note that sometimes abbreviations and acronyms have several meanings. TMJ may mean something different in your context.

If you have any questions or concerns about anything regarding your health and treatment, you should talk to your doctor.

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