[ ep-i-kon-dahyl, -dl ]

  1. 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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Origin of epicondyle

First recorded in 1830–40; epi- + condyle

Other words from epicondyle

  • 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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