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a rounded projection on a bone, usually for articulation with another bone.
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(kon'dīl), [TA]
A rounded articular surface at the extremity of a bone.
Synonym(s): condylus [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


(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
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Seven right-sided and seven left-sided formalin-fixed Condylus mandibulaes were examined using micro-CT.
In the visualization software, an isosurface was created for each skull section containing the Condylus mandibulae.
The jugal bar presents the quadratic condyle (Condylus quadraticus), which articulates with the cotyle quadratic jugal (Cotyla quadrato jugalis), in the species observed.
An isolated, articulated condylus tertius, located in the median-sagittal plane and the anterior margin of the foramen occipitale magnum represents the highest degree of persistence.
The condylus tertius is of interest to the surgeon because it may result in a three-legged mechanism of head bearing, which can cause serious restrictions of head movement and even a bone derived torticollis.
HUM -- Maximum length of humerus from proximal surface of caput humeri to distal edge of condylus ventralis.
1 = Musculospiral groove (Sulcus musculi brachialis), 2 = Radial fossa (Fossa radialis), 3 = Deltoid tuberosity (Tuberositas deltoidea), 4 = Supracondylar crest (Crista supra condylaris lateralis), 5 = Lateral epicondyle (Epicondylus laterialis), 6 = Lateral condyle (Condylus laterialis), 7 = Medial condyle (Condylus medialis) and 8 = Tuberositas teres major (Teres major tuberosity).
mandibularis) do quadrado apresenta quatro condilos distintos: o condilo medial (condylus medialis); o condilo lateral (condylus lateralis), longo e mais robusto que o medial, articulandose com a barra jugal lateralmente a partir de um processo dorsal; o condilo caudal (condylus caudalis) e uma extensao do condilo lateral, sendo fusionado a ele.