condyle

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condyle

[′kän‚dīl]
(anatomy)
A rounded bone prominence that functions in articulation.
(botany)
The antheridium of certain stoneworts.
(invertebrate zoology)
A rounded, articular process on arthropod appendages.
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Wide and deep condyloid fossa lateral to the occipital condyles where a large jugular foramen opens: 0--absent; 1--present (RAGE & ROCEK, 2007).
Measurements are classified as belonging to the alveolar process (A) and its subdivisions, the incisor (In) or molar (Mo) alveolus, or to the ascending ramus (M) and its subdivisions, the coronoid process (Cr), the condyloid process (Cn), the angular process (Ag), or the masseteric region (Ms).
Consideration of 180 cases of typical fracture of the mandibular condyloid process.
It is a double condyloid joint with 20[degrees] of freedom of motion.