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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The condylus tertius is of interest to the surgeon because it may result in a three-legged mechanism of head bearing, which can cause serious restrictions of head movement and even a bone derived torticollis.
FEM -- Maximum length of femur from proximal edge of crista trochanteris to distal edge of condylus lateralis.
HUM -- Maximum length of humerus from proximal surface of caput humeri to distal edge of condylus ventralis.