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Medical Term:

bilaminar zone

Pronunciation: bi-lam'i-nar-zon


a mass of loose connective tissue attached to the posterior edge of the articular disc of the temporomandibular joint. It extends to and fills the loose folds of the posterior joint capsule.

Synonym(s): retrodiscal tissue

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