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condyle


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Condyle  \Con"dyle\  (?  or  ?),  n.  [L.  condylus  knuckle,  joint,  Gr 
  ko`ndylos:  cf  F.  condyle.]  (Anat.) 
  A  bony  prominence;  particularly,  an  eminence  at  the  end  of  a 
  bone  bearing  a  rounded  articular  surface;  --  sometimes 
  applied  also  to  a  concave  articular  surface. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  condyle 
  n  :  a  round  bump  on  a  bone  where  it  forms  a  joint  with  another 
  bone 




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