condyle

[kon-dahyl, -dl]
noun
1.
Anatomy. the smooth surface area at the end of a bone, forming part of a joint.
2.
(in arthropods) a similar process formed from the hard integument.

Origin:
1625–35; variant of condyl < Neo-Latin condylus knuckle < Greek kóndylos

condylar, adjective
intercondylar, adjective
postcondylar, adjective
precondylar, adjective
transcondylar, adjective
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condyle (ˈkɒndɪl)
 
n
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]
 
'condylar
 
adj

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condyle
1630s, "knob at the end of a bone," from Fr. condyle (16c.), from L. condylus, from Gk. kondylos "a knuckle."
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condyle con·dyle (kŏn'dīl', -dl)
n.
A rounded prominence at the end of a bone, most often for articulation with another bone.

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condyle   (kŏn'dīl')  Pronunciation Key 
A round, protruding part at the end of a bone, especially one that forms part of a joint.
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The insertion is variable on the inner side of the arm to fascia, intermuscular septum or internal condyle.
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