The exoccipital is not perforated by the condylar foramen,—a very exceptional condition.
1630s, "knob at the end of a bone," from French condyle (16c.), from Latin condylus, from Greek kondylos "a knuckle," of unknown origin.
condylar con·dy·lar (kŏn'də-lər)
Relating to a condyle.
condyle con·dyle (kŏn'dīl', -dl)
A rounded prominence at the end of a bone, most often for articulation with another bone.