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epicondyle

[¦ep·ə′kän‚dīl]
(anatomy)
An eminence on the condyle of a bone.
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The medial humeral epicondyle apophysis begins to ossify between 4 and 7 years of age, ultimately fusing at 15 to 20 years--the elbow is the final ossification center to do so.
One maker was placed on the medial femoral epicondyle for the knee joint assessment, one on the metatarsal, and one on the calcaneus bones for different foot subareas identification.
According to Linell, the main nerve supply to pronator teres muscles was found to arise 1-2 cm below the level of lateral epicondyle. [sup][6]
The muscles of the forearm, which cause extension at the wrist and fingers, all combine into one tendon which attaches on the outside of the elbow at a bony prominence we call the lateral epicondyle. Patients with lateral epicondylitis typically are tender over the outside of the elbow.
[T.sub.y]: cross-product of a vector directed anteriorly from the knee joint center (midpoint between the medial and lateral femoral epicondyles) to the greater trochanter and [T.sub.x];
(14) Golfer's elbow (with involvement of the medial epicondyle), and tennis elbow (involving the lateral epicondyle) are also common, and individuals who frequently play simulated golf or tennis games are at risk.
Character Measurement Transverse width of distal end 44.6 Transverse width of epicondyles 34.6 Depth of epicondyles 18.2 Anteroposterior depth of epicondyles 19.5 Width of ulnar fossa foramen 12.2 Depth of ulnar fossa foramen 13.5 TABLE 3--Comparison of subspecies of Canis dims with C.
In all probability, the epicondyles of the distal humerus will be approximately 45 degrees in relationship to the IR in this position.
(9) The knee and ankle joints were defined as the mid-points of the epicondyles and malleoli, respectively.
In another study, the medial and lateral epicondyles of the femur were used as bony landmarks and the distance to the motor branch of the gastrocnemius muscle was measured in order to determine the motor branch NEP (Yoo et al.).
At first it is medial to the humerus, but gradually spirals anterior to it until it lies midway between the humeral epicondyles. Its pulsation can be felt throughout.
If skeletal traction through femoral epicondyles was put after osteosynthesis patients with acetabulum damage for 4-6 weeks, then after using of the worked out by us apparatus patients were activated on the second day after surgical treatment that permitted to load the injured extremity and accomplish functional motions in joint.