condyle

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From French condyle, from Latin condylus, from Ancient Greek κόνδυλος (kondulos, knuckle).

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condyle (plural condyles)

  1. (anatomy) A smooth prominence on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone.
    • 1927: “It's the upper condyle of a human femur,” said I. — Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place’ (Norton 2005 p. 1717)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin condylus, from Ancient Greek κόνδυλος (kondulos, knuckle).

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Noun[edit]

condyle m (plural condyles)

  1. condyle

Latin[edit]

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condyle

  1. vocative singular of condylus