Tissue Engineering For The TMJ14 years, 4 months ago
Posted on Dec 13, 2004, 3 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
(From EurekAlert). Scientists are making progress in growing simple tissue and small replacement parts for the body. "A central feature of the [temporomandibular joint, or TMJ] is a thin sheet of cartilage about the size of a postage stamp that sits between the mandible and the skull. Called the TMJ disc, this sliver of cartilage cannot heal itself if it is injured or damaged.
View the Article Under Discussion: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-12/ru-rce120904.php
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