epicondyle


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Related to epicondyle: lateral epicondyle, Medial epicondyle

epicondyle

 [ep″ĭ-kon´dīl]
an eminence upon a bone, above its condyle.

ep·i·con·dyle

(ep'i-kon'dīl), [TA]
A projection from a long bone near the articular extremity above or upon the condyle.
Synonym(s): epicondylus [TA]
[epi- + G. kondylos, a knuckle]

epicondyle

/epi·con·dyle/ (-kon´dīl) an eminence upon a bone, above its condyle.

epicondyle

(ĕp′ĭ-kŏn′dĭl, -dl)
n.
A rounded projection at the end of a bone, located on or above a condyle and usually serving as a place of attachment for ligaments and tendons.

epicondyle

[ep′ikon′dəl]
Etymology: Gk, epi + kondylos, knuckle
a projection on the surface of a bone above its condyle. epicondylar, adj.

ep·i·con·dyle

(ep'i-kon'dīl) [TA]
A projection from a long bone near the articular extremity above or on the condyle.
Synonym(s): epicondylus [TA] .
[epi- + G. kondylos, a knuckle]

Epicondyle

A projection on the surface of a bone; often an area for muscle and tendon attachment.
Mentioned in: Tennis Elbow

epicondyle

a projection from a long bone adjacent to articular extremity

epicondyle

an eminence upon a bone, above its condyle, as in the distal extremity of the humerus and femur.
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Repair of MPFL avulsions or VMO insertional tears is performed through a 4-cm to 6-cm incision just anterior to the medial femoral epicondyle, at the distal edge of the VMO muscle belly.
The ulnar nerve penetrates the medial intermuscular septum, travels behind the medial epicondyle in the cubital tunnel, and courses distally between the flexor carpi ulnaris (FCU) and the FDS.
Significant differences in marker position relative to the vertical axis (Z-axis) were also observed in the elbow (Lateral Epicondyle of Humerus), shoulder (Acromion) and scapular (Inferior Scapula) markers at discrete intervals of the stroke cycle (Figures 2a, 2c and 2d, respectively).
37 DLE = distal to lateral epicondyle, MCP = metacarpophalangeal, PLE = proximal to lateral epicondyle.
53) Patients with isolated fractures of the medial or lateral epicondyle, or of the proximal radius, ulna or both, do not require angiography, unless the clinical examination suggests a vascular injury.
The bundle originates on the anteroinferior aspect of the medial epicondyle and inserts onto the medial aspect of the coronoid process.
The digitized points included the 5th metatarsal joint, lateral malleolus, the lateral epicondyle, the greater trochanter of the femur, and the greater tuberosity of the humerus.
The degree of abnormality seen in the elbow images was classified as follows: Grade 0 was a normal homogeneous low signal intensity in the ligament; Grade 1-a, if a focal, linear, or diffuse intermediate signal in the ligament was present; Grade 2-a, in cases where a high signal intensity within the ligament or partial tearing at the sublime tubercle or humeral epicondyle was demonstrated; and Grade 3-a when a complete tear of the ligament was present.
The lateral femoral epicondyle of the test leg was used to align the axis of rotation of the knee joint with the axis of rotation of the dynamometer resistance adapter.