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Temporomandibular Joint Disc

"Temporomandibular Joint Disc" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Temporomandibular Joint Disc" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Temporomandibular Joint Disc" was a major or minor topic of these publication.