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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Congenital double condyle of the mandible causing temporomandibular joint ankylosis: report of case.
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.