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ep·i·con·dyle

 (ĕp′ĭ-kŏn′dĭl, -dl)
n.
A rounded projection at the end of a bone, located on or above a condyle and usually serving as a place of attachment for ligaments and tendons.

epicondyle

(ˌɛpɪˈkɒndɪl)
n
(Anatomy) a bone projection above a condyle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.epicondyle - a projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
lateral epicondyle - epicondyle near the lateral condyle of the femur
Translations

ep·i·con·dyle

n. epicóndilo, eminencia sobre el cóndilo de un hueso.

epicondyle

n (of elbow) (lateral) epicóndilo (lateral); (medial) epitróclea, epi-cóndilo medial (esp. Amer)
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Most frequently the radial heads, lateral epicondyles, and capitula are dysplastic with recurrent, typically posterolateral, displacement of the radial heads occurring in 61% of patients (4).
The humeral epicondyles locate the y-axis and therefore orientate the array with respect to the arm.
The elbow and knee joint centers were defined as midway between the medial and the lateral epicondyles, of the humerus and femur, respectively.
RF electrode tips were placed on periosteal areas connecting the shaft of the femur to bilateral epicondyles and the shaft of the tibia to the medial epicondyle.
Often the tendonitis is referred to as medial or lateral epicondylitis since the site of the pain is focused at the epicondyles of the elbow.
Four landmarks were then identified using navigation pointers that included the medial and lateral epicondyles, the piriformis fossa, and the femoral head-neck junction.
The fragment preserved is the lower portion of the mid-shaft and the capitulum, trochlea, lateral and medial epicondyles of the distal end.
Lateral epicondyle: Bilateral, 2 cm distal to the epicondyles.
To avoid involvement of the below-the-knee popliteal artery, the distal end of the stent should be placed above the plane of the femoral epicondyles * This product is intended for use by physicians trained and experienced in diagnostic and interventional vascular techniques.