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condyle

 [kon´dīl]
a rounded projection on a bone, usually for articulation with another bone.

con·dyle

(kon'dīl), [TA]
A rounded articular surface at the extremity of a bone.
Synonym(s): condylus [TA]

condyle

/con·dyle/ (kon´dīl) a rounded projection on a bone, usually for articulation with another bone.con´dylar

condyle

(kŏn′dīl′, -dl)
n.
A rounded prominence at the end of a bone, most often for articulation with another bone.

con′dy·lar (-də-lər) adj.
con′dy·loid′ (-dl-oid′) adj.

condyle

[kon′dīl]
Etymology: Gk, kondylos, knuckle
a rounded projection at the end of a bone that anchors muscle ligaments and articulates with adjacent bones. condylar, adj.

con·dyle

(kon'dīl) [TA]
A rounded articular surface at the extremity of a bone.
Synonym(s): condylus.

condyle

A rounded prominence at the end of a long bone that gives attachment to tendons and articulates with the adjacent bone.

condyle

the protruberance of a bone which fits into the socket of another bone, thus forming a joint.

condyle

rounded articular surface at a bone extremity

con·dyle

(kon'dīl) [TA]
A rounded articular surface at the extremity of a bone.

condyle (kän´dīl),

n the rounded surface at the articular end of a bone. Also called
capitulum.
condyle head,
n a redundant term–the word
condyle means
head. See also condyle.
condyle, lateral path,
n the path of the condyle in the glenoid fossa when a lateral mandibular movement is made.
condyle, mandibular,
n the articular process of the mandible; the condyloid process of the mandible.
condyle, neck of,
n the rounded projection that joins with the bones of the vertebrae located at the base of the occipital bone. It permits the head to rotate and flex.
condyle, orbiting,
n See orbiting condyle.
condyle path,
n the path traveled by the mandibular condyle in the temporomandibular joint during the various mandibular movements.
condyle, protrusive path,
n the path of the condyle when the mandible is moved forward from its centric position.
condyle, rod,
condyle, rotating,
n the condyle on the side of the bolus formation, or the one that is braced and placed and rotated while the bolus is being chewed.

condyle

a rounded projection on a bone, usually for articulation with another bone; a knuckle.

condyle fracture
one involving a condyle, most commonly distal humerus or femur in small animals and distal cannon bone in horses.
occipital condyle
flanking the foramen magnum.
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The latter was created as follows: The medial and lateral posterior condyles were best fitted by two spheres whose radii were determined from the profiles of posterior condyles (Leszko et al.
The lateral condyle forms the lateral wall of the patellofemoral articulation and is the most important restraint to lateral patellar translation once the patella is engaged.
These ligaments originate from the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus and insert onto the lateral aspect of the medial femoral condyle.
Additionally, 85% of patients with isolated femoral condyle lesions had good to excellent results.
Pain usually begins suddenly, is well-localized to the affected condyle, and may be worsened with weightbearing.
Posterior paddles of the valgus alignment guide were in contact with the posterior condyles.
5 mm in diameter) from the minimal weightbearing periphery of the femoral condyles at the level of the patellofemoral joint and transplanting them to prepared defect sites on the weightbearing surfaces.
This was interpreted to mean that osteosclerosis of the medial condyle decreased compared with that of the lateral condyle after over-correction of varus deformity.
Given the similar morphology in the molars and condyles and the lack of other species-diagnostic qualitative characteristics by which to distinguish Sorex species, size is the only criterion available in the PCS specimens by which they might be identified at present.
The tendon of insertion is held in place by passing through a small fibrous canal just above the lateral condyle.