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temporomandibular ‎(not comparable)

  1. of or relating to both the temporal bone and mandible
    • 2001 May 25, Zhe-Xi Luo et al., “A New Mammaliaform from the Early Jurassic and Evolution of Mammalian Characteristics”, in Science[1], volume 292, number 5521, DOI:10.1126/science.1058476, pages 1535-1540:
      It shows that several key mammalian evolutionary innovations in the ear region, the temporomandibular joint, and the brain vault evolved incrementally through mammaliaform evolution and long before the differentiation of the living mammal groups.