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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Mathematical description of the forward movement of the mandibular condyle.
Influence of growth hormone on the mandibular condyle of rats.
Also, the distance between the mandibular condyle and the third lower molar was no different in M.
None of the cases subsequently revealed any evidence of traumatic brain injury on CTB but they all demonstrated mandibular condyle fractures best appreciated on coronal views.
Biochemical and autoradiographical evidence that anterior mandibular displacement in the young growing rat does not stimulate cell proliferation or matrix formation at the mandibular condyle.
Following on from this an orthopantomogram (OPG) demonstrated an impacted wisdom tooth in the left mandibular condyle with associated cystic expansion of the surrounding cortical bone (Fig.
Both the reconstructed coronal and corrected sagittal views were assessed for the shape of the mandibular condyle, presence of any bony abnormalities, and condylar position during maximal mouth opening by using the CT TMJ score.
80 width of eye, strongly narrowing to mandibular condyle, covered with yellowish pubescence; punctures shallow, scattered; (7) tempora narrowing to vertex; (8) posterior region of head excavated, strongly emarginate.
Penetration of the mandibular condyle into the middle cranial fossa: report of a case in a 6-year-old girl.
Rotation around the temporomandibular jaw joint, called the medical literature and hinge motion is carried around an imaginary axis called bicondilian shaft, passing through two of the mandibular condyle.
1) The structural components of the TMJ are the mandibular condyle, the mandibular fossa and eminence of the temporal bone, and disc.