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 (kŏn′dīl′, -dl)
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.
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Adj.1.condylar - of or relating to or resembling a condyle
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The use of fixed angle devices such as condylar blade plate and the dynamic condylar screw (DCS) require certain amount of bone stock present, which limits their use in some fracture types.
The position and its definition have changed over the decades from a retruded, posterosuperior condylar position to an anterosuperior condylar position, centered transversely with the articular disc correctly interposed (1).
Condylar and Mandibular Symmetry Indexes Through Digital Panoramic Radiographs in a Sample of Chileans Patients
Some of the evident changes that have been suggested are the change in the antegonial, gonial, condylar, ramus regions (2-5).
Various methods like condylotomy, modified condylotomy, and myotomy areused.14 Surgical procedures have been suggested by some authors that either seperate the mechanical obstacle in the condylar path or create a mechanical obstacle by augmenting the articular eminence.9
Ebrahimnejad, "Evaluation of condylar positions in patients with temporomandibular disorders: a conebeam computed tomographic study," Imaging Science in Dentistry, vol.
Displacement of the condylar head into the middle cranial fossa is an extremely rare event.
The purpose of this paper is to describe the usefulness of the condylar positioning device (CPD) that was almost exclusively described in orthognathic surgery in stabilizing the proximal segments in an extensively comminuted mandible fracture reduction and fixation.
Okeson (5) mentions at least eight features that are common to all types of occlusal splints and that may explain why occlusal splints reduce the symptoms associated with TMDs, such as alteration of the occlusal condition, alteration of the condylar position, increase in the vertical dimension, cognitive awareness, a change in peripheral input to the central nervous system, natural musculoskeletal recovery, placebo effect, and regression to the mean.
Most modern day systems are composed of Cobalt-Chrome-Molybdenum (Co-Cr-Mo) or Titanium (Ti) condylar components with ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) based fossa components.