Condyle vs Epicondyle what difference

what is difference between Condyle and Epicondyle

English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒndɪl/, /ˈkɒndaɪl/

Noun

condyle (plural condyles)

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

Derived terms

Related terms

  • condylo-

Translations


French

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.dil/

Noun

condyle m (plural condyles)

  1. condyle

Further reading

  • “condyle” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Noun

condyle

  1. vocative singular of condylus


English

Etymology

epi- +‎ condyle

Noun

epicondyle (plural epicondyles)

  1. (anatomy) A protuberance above the condyle of a bone to which ligaments or tendons are attached.

Derived terms

  • epicondylar
  • epicondylectomy
  • epicondylic
  • epicondylitis

Translations


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