medial condyle of femur


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me·di·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 contralateral partner by the patellar surface but separated from it posteriorly and inferiorly by the intercondylar fossa; the medial condyle is the shorter condyle closest to the midline of the two femoral condyles.
Synonym(s): condylus medialis femoris [TA]
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me·di·al con·dyle of fe·mur

(mē'dē-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 contralateral partner by the patellar surface but separated from it posteriorly and inferiorly by the intercondylar fossa; the medial condyle is the shorter condyle closer to the midline of the femur.
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Osteophytes at the inferior aspect of patella and at the anterior aspect of medial condyle of femur are the identified cause of the locked knee in extension [7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 23].

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