Anatomy. a rounded protuberance at the end of a bone, serving as a place of attachment for ligaments, tendons, and muscles.
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- ep·i·con·dyl·i·an [ep-i-kon-dil-ee-uhn], /ˌɛp ɪ kɒnˈdɪl i ən/, ep·i·con·dyl·ic, ep·i·con·dyl·ar [ep-i-kon-dl-er], /ˌɛp ɪˈkɒn dl ər/, adjective
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How to use epicondyle in a sentence
The flexor carpiradialis (flexor metacarpi internus) originates from the medial epicondyle of the humerus.Lameness of the Horse | John Victor Lacroix
In making the forward movement of the body, the epicondyle must resume its natural place.Delsarte System of Oratory | Various
It lies vertically above the lateral epicondyle, and may be felt to rotate with the shaft.
Measurements of the length of the limb from acromion to lateral epicondyle are rarely of any diagnostic value.
The head of the radius can be felt to rotate in the dimple on the back of the elbow just below the lateral epicondyle.