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condyloid

[kon-dl-oid]
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adjective
  1. of or like a condyle.
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Origin of condyloid

First recorded in 1735–45; condyle + -oid
Related formsin·ter·con·dy·loid, adjectivepre·con·dy·loid, adjectivetrans·con·dy·loid, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Condyloid joints (Condylarthrosis), allowing flexion and extension as well as lateral movement, but no rotation.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for condyloid

condyloid

adjective
  1. of or resembling a condyle
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condyloid in Medicine

condyloid

(kŏndl-oid′)
adj.
  1. Relating to or resembling a condyle.
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