Definition of Epicondyle

1. Noun. A projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments.

Generic synonyms: Appendage, Outgrowth, Process
Specialized synonyms: Lateral Epicondyle



Definition of Epicondyle

1. n. A projection on the inner side of the distal end of the humerus; the internal condyle.

Definition of Epicondyle

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Epicondyle

1. A boney projection on the inner side of the distal end of the humerus; the internal condyle. (30 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epicondyle

epick
epicleidium
epiclesis
epiclike
epiclinal
epicness
epicoene
epicolic
epicomus
epicondylalgia
epicondylalgia externa
epicondylar
epicondyle (current term)
epicondyli
epicondylian
epicondylic
epicondylitis
epicondylus
epicondylus lateralis humeri
epicondylus lateralis ossis femoris
epicondylus medialis humeri
epicondylus medialis ossis femoris
epicontinental
epicoracoid
epicoracoids
epicorium
epicormic

Literary usage of Epicondyle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Practical treatise on fractures and dislocations by Frank Hastings Hamilton (1891)
"The following is his account: "The separation of the internal epicondyle I found on ... After the removal of the flexors, the epicondyle appeared projecting ..."

2. A Practical treatise on fractures and dislocations by Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1907)
"C. Fractures of the External epicondyle. This is a much rarer accident than the ... In the sense in which the term is here used the epicondyle is the small ..."

3. A Practical treatise on fractures and dislocations by Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1899)
"C. Fractures of the External epicondyle. This is a much rarer accident than the ... In the sense in which the term is here used the epicondyle is the small ..."

4. Dislocations and joint-fractures by Frederic Jay Cotton (1910)
"FRACTURES OF THE INTERNAL epicondyle ┬źEPITROCHLEAR FRACTURE┬╗ These are not intra-articular fractures in adults, and do not per se affect the joints at all. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1878)
"Before describing two eases which came under the author's notice, one of the external and the other of the internal epicondyle, Dr. Zuckerkandl refers to ..."

6. Textbook of Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1905)
"Fuses with shaft about 17 to IS years. . which lies between the internal epicondyle and the trochlea, and forms part of the ind inner side of the latter ..."

7. The Clinical Journal (1899)
"In the region of the external epicondyle there is a marked thickening, but no evident displacement. If you improve. Children often recover in a marvellous ..."

8. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1907)
"After the thirteenth year there are only possible, epiphyseal separations of the three coalesced nuclei (external epicondyle, capitellum,and trochlea) and ..."

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