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epicondyle

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

A projection on the surface of a bone; often an area for muscle and tendon attachment.
Mentioned in: Tennis Elbow
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Antuna, "Elbow instability secondary to lateral epicondylar nounion in an adult," Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, vol.
Once the epicondylar width was analyzed, the remaining variables were reassessed and selected according to the Lambda level.
(* Indicates sexing criteria.) Measurements Length (cm) Cranial Length 17.2 Cranial Height 12.9 Orbital Height 3.4 Orbital Width 3.4 Mastoid Length* 2.5 Palate Length 4.8 Mandibular Ramus Height 6.2 Symphysis Height 2.1 Mandibular Ramus Breadth 3.3 Lower 1st Molar Length 0.9 Lower 1st Molar Width 1.2 Femur Head Diameter* 3.8 Humeral Length 26.6 Humeral Midshaft Diameter 1.7 Humeral Epicondylar Breadth* 5.1 Ulnar Notch Height 1.8 Sacral Wing Breadth 10.9 Glenoid fossa Length* 2.6
(2007) An isokinetic eccentric programme for the management of chronic lateral epicondylar tendinopathy.
Computed tomography (CT) scan showed that the tibial tubercle-trochlear groove distance was 22 mm, and the surgical epicondylar axis (SEA) was rotated 7.6[degrees] externally from the posterior condylar axis (PCA) (Figure 1(e)).
Using a dedicated instrument, the rotation of the femoral component was determined parallel to the surgical epicondylar axis and the femoral cut was made.
The humeral head neck angle was measured relative to the IM axis, and the humeral head retroversion was measured relative to the epicondylar axis.
Any metaphyseal ossification with the epicondylar fragment suggests the presence of an intra-articular fracture of the medial condyle.
A perpendicular line to the epicondylar axis is visualized and compared to a line paralleling the patellar tendon.
Shetty, "Lateral epicondylar osteotomy using computer navigation in total knee arthroplasty for rigid valgus deformities," Journal of Arthroplasty, vol.
Local tenderness at the lateral epicondylar region.