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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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Most of the descriptions found in textbooks do not deal with anatomical variations of the occipital condyles (Gardner et al.
The right femoral condyles remain appropriately apposed in relation to the tibial condyle compared with previous, although the head of the fibula is not articulating correctly with the trochlea fibularis (arrow).
Type B fractures are condylar fractures; type B1 is a sagittal split of the lateral condyle, type B2 is a sagittal split of the medial condyle and type B3 is a coronal plane fracture.
Caption: Figure 1: Preoperative radiograph showing displaced condyle on the right side and obliteration of joint spaces bilaterally.
Some authors suggest that disk displacement itself has an adverse effect on condyle growth.
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Posteriorly, the capsule consists of vertical fibres arising from the femoral condyles, and is situated around the cruciate ligaments, excluding them from the joint cavity.
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