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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.