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Fetal Temporomandibular Joint

Human fetus (125 mm GL; 14th week of development). Sagittal section. Hematoxilyn-eosin. Blood vessel (V) and blood cells (arrows) are visible at the synovial.

Sagittal section. (Stain - Haematoxylin Eosin) Bar = 200 u m.

The inferior joint cavity is between the articular disc (D) and the mandibular condyle (C). Squamous part of the temporal bone (S); blood vessel (V); superficial temporal artery (TA).

  • D - articular disc
  • C - mandibular condyle
  • S - squamous part of the temporal bone
  • V - blood vessel
  • TA - superficial temporal artery
Temporomandibular Joint Links: Image - Week 10 | Image - Week 12 | Image - Week 14 | Image - Week 18 | Image - Week 28 | Image - Week 32 | emporomandibular Joint | Joint Development | Skull Development | Head Development


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© 2014 Carlos Sabu Alvez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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