Definitions for: Condyle


[n] a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone



Webster (1913) Definition: Con"dyle (? or ?), n. [L. condylus knuckle, joint, Gr.
ko`ndylos: cf. F. condyle.] (Anat.)
A bony prominence; particularly, an eminence at the end of a
bone bearing a rounded articular surface; -- sometimes
applied also to a concave articular surface.

See Also: appendage, bone, condylar process, condyloid process, lateral condyle, mandibular condyle, medial condyle, os, outgrowth, process

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