Capsule of temporomandibular joint

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Capsule of temporomandibular joint
Articulation of the mandible. Medial aspect. (Capsular lig. labeled at center.)
Latin capsula articularis articulationis temporomandibularis
Anatomical terminology

The articular capsule (capsular ligament) is a thin, loose envelope, attached above to the circumference of the mandibular fossa and the articular tubercle immediately in front; below, to the neck of the condyle of the mandible.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)