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Meaning of CONDYLE

Pronunciation:  'kândIl

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone

CONDYLE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: appendage, bone, condylar process, condyloid process, lateral condyle, mandibular condyle, medial condyle, os, outgrowth, process



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con"dyle\ (? or ?), n. [L. condylus knuckle, joint, Gr.
ko`ndylos: cf. F. condyle.] (Anat.)
A bony prominence; particularly, an eminence at the end of a
bone bearing a rounded articular surface; -- sometimes
applied also to a concave articular surface.

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