lateral condyle of femur


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lat·er·al con·dyle of fe·mur

[TA]
one of the two large rounded articular masses of the distal end of the femur, united anteriorly with its contralabial partner by the patellar surface but separated from it posteriorly and inferiorly by the intercondylar fossa; the lateral condyle is longer than the medial condyle.
Synonym(s): condylus lateralis femoris [TA]

lat·er·al con·dyle of fe·mur

(lat'ĕr-ăl kon'dīl fē'mŭr) [TA]
One of the two large rounded articular masses of the distal end of the femur, united anteriorly with its contralabial partner by the patellar surface but separated from it posteriorly and inferiorly by the intercondylar fossa; the lateral condyle is longer than the medial condyle.
Synonym(s): condylus lateralis femoris [TA] .
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Type-3: Supra condylar ridge and lateral condyle of femur.
The lower head was inferomedial to the upper head taking origin from the lower part of the posterior surface of lateral condyle of femur (Type 5 origin).
The right plantaris originated by two fleshy bellies, the upper one from the oblique popliteal ligament and the lower one from the lower part of the posterior surface of the lateral condyle of femur, medial to the origin of the lateral head of gastrocnemius.
The left plantaris originated by two separate fleshy heads, the upper one from the lateral supracondylar line and the lower one from the lower part of lateral condyle of femur.
Three white circular stickers, each 10mm in diameter were applied on the skin over the bony prominences over lateral aspect of the knee (lateral epicondyle of femur, Gerdy's tubercle and fibular head) as markers for assessing the movement of the lateral condyle of tibia in relation to the lateral condyle of femur in sagittal plane.

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