Condyle meaning

kŏn'dīl', -dl
A rounded prominence at the end of a bone, most often for articulation with another bone.
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A rounded process at the end of a bone, forming a ball-and-socket joint with the hollow part of another bone.
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A rounded prominence at the end of a bone, most often for articulation with another bone.
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A round, protruding part at the end of a bone, especially one that forms part of a joint.
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(anatomy) A smooth prominence on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone.

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Origin of condyle

  • Latin condylus knuckle from Greek kondulos
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French condyle, from Latin condylus, from Ancient Greek κόνδυλος (kondulos, “knuckle”).
    From Wiktionary