Epicondyle
Epicondyle Ep`i*con"dyle, n. [Pref. epi- + condyle.] (Anat.) A projection on the inner side of the distal end of the humerus; the internal condyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Epicondyle — can refer to: * Medial epicondyle * Lateral epicondyle epi meaning upon condyle meaning knunkle or rounded articular area …   Wikipedia

  • épicondyle — [ epikɔ̃dil ] n. m. • 1805; de épi et condyle ♦ Anat. Apophyse de l extrémité inférieure de l humérus. ● épicondyle nom masculin Petite saillie osseuse située au voisinage d un condyle articulaire (surface arrondie et saillante s adaptant en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • epicondyle — A projection from a long bone near the articular extremity above or upon the condyle. SYN: epicondylus [TA]. [epi + G. kondylos, a knuckle] lateral e. of femur [TA] the epicondylus located proximal to the …   Medical dictionary

  • epicondyle — [ˌɛpɪ kɒndɪl] noun Anatomy a protuberance on the condyle of a long bone, especially the humerus. Derivatives epicondylar adjective Origin C19: from Fr. épicondyle, mod. L. epicondylus …   English new terms dictionary

  • epicondyle — /ɛpiˈkɒndaɪl/ (say epee konduyl) noun Anatomy a rounded lump at the end of a bone to which ligaments are attached. {French épicondyle. See condyle} –epicondylic /ɛpikɒnˈdɪlɪk/ (say epeekon dilik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • epicondyle — noun a projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments • Hypernyms: ↑process, ↑outgrowth, ↑appendage • Hyponyms: ↑lateral epicondyle …   Useful english dictionary

  • epicondyle — n. [Gr. epi, upon; kondylos, knuckle] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The cephalic or dorsal swelling of the proximal end of the mandible, articulating with a socket in the gena or postgena …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • epicondyle — epicondylian /ep i kon dil ee euhn/, epicondylic, epicondylar /ep i kon dl euhr/, adj. /ep i kon duyl, dl/, n. Anat. a rounded protuberance at the end of a bone, serving as a place of attachment for ligaments, tendons, and muscles. [1830 40; EPI… …   Universalium

  • epicondyle — noun A protuberance above the condyle of a bone to which ligaments or tendons are attached …   Wiktionary

  • épicondyle — (é pi kon di l ) s. m. Terme d anatomie. Tubérosité externe de l extrémité cubitale de l humérus. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, sur et condyle …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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