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condyloid

[ kon-dl-oid ]
/ ˈkɒn dlˌɔɪd /
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adjective

of or like a condyle.

Nearby words

condylar process, condylarth, condylarthrosis, condyle, condylectomy, condyloid, condyloid canal, condyloma, condyloma acuminatum, condyloma latum, condylotomy

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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Examples from the Web for condyloid

  • 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

/ (ˈkɒndɪˌlɔɪd) /

adjective

of or resembling a condyle
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Medicine definitions for condyloid

condyloid

[ kŏndl-oid′ ]

adj.

Relating to or resembling a condyle.
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