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condyle
posterior view of a
right knee joint

con·dyle

 (kŏn′dīl′, -dl)
n.
A rounded prominence at the end of a bone, most often for articulation with another bone.

[Latin condylus, knuckle, from Greek kondulos.]

con′dy·lar (-də-lər) adj.
con′dy·loid′ (-dl-oid′) adj.

condyle

(ˈkɒndɪl)
n
(Anatomy) the rounded projection on the articulating end of a bone, such as the ball portion of a ball-and-socket joint
[C17: from Latin condylus knuckle, joint, from Greek kondulos]
ˈcondylar adj

con•dyle

(ˈkɒn daɪl, -dl)

n.
1. the rounded process at the end of a bone, forming part of a joint.
2. (in arthropods) a similar process formed from the hard integument.
[1625–35; < New Latin condylus knuckle < Greek kóndylos]
con′dy•lar, adj.
con′dy•loid`, adj.

con·dyle

(kŏn′dīl′)
A rounded prominence at the end of a bone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.condyle - a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bonecondyle - a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
condylar process, condyloid process, mandibular condyle - the condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skull
lateral condyle - a condyle on the outer side of the lower extremity of the femur
medial condyle - a condyle on the inner side of the lower extremity of the femur
Translations
condylus

con·dyle

n. cóndilo, porción redondeada de un hueso, usualmente en la articulación.

condyle

n cóndilo