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condyle

 [kon´dīl]
a rounded projection on a bone, usually for articulation with another bone.
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con·dyle

(kon'dīl), [TA]
A rounded articular surface at the extremity of a bone.
Synonym(s): condylus [TA]
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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.
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con·dyle

(kon'dīl) [TA]
A rounded articular surface at the extremity of a bone.
Synonym(s): condylus.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

condyle

A rounded prominence at the end of a long bone that gives attachment to tendons and articulates with the adjacent bone.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

condyle

the protruberance of a bone which fits into the socket of another bone, thus forming a joint.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

con·dyle

(kon'dīl) [TA]
A rounded articular surface at the extremity of a bone.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In this place it should be noted that movement of the condyle head during movement of adduction takes place in reverse order in relation to the abduction movement.
It was concluded that the type of vertical malocclusion has no significant influence on the measurements of mandibular condyle head, i.e., perimeter, area, height, and changes in the condyle surface shape.