Origin of condyle
Examples from the Web for condyle
If allowed to unite with the condyle displaced, the articular surface is oblique and bow- or knock-knee results.
An ent-epicondylar foramen is one piercing the humerus on its inner side just above the condyle.
For reasons which we will explain further on (see p. 127, movements of the lower jaw), the condyle presents differences of form.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
The condyle is not raised at all above the edge of the ramus; the angle is rounded and the coronoid process is very small.
The nerve slips forward, and may be felt lying on the medial aspect of the condyle.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for condyle
Word Origin for condyle
Word Origin and History for condyle
1630s, "knob at the end of a bone," from French condyle (16c.), from Latin condylus, from Greek kondylos "a knuckle," of unknown origin.