condyloid process

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Related to Condyle of the mandible: mandibular notch, head of mandible
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Noun1.condyloid process - the condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skullcondyloid process - the condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skull
jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla - the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
condyle - a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone
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Treatment involves wide surgical excision of the external auditory canal, the tympanic membrane, and the condyle of the mandible along with total parotidectomy (canalectomy) as described by Pulec.