Definition of Condyloid

1. a. Shaped like or pertaining to a condyle.

Definition of Condyloid

1. Adjective. Relating to or resembling a condyle. ¹

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Definition of Condyloid

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Condyloid

1. Relating to or resembling a condyle. Origin: G. Kondylodes, like a knuckle, fr. Kondylos, condyle, + eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Condyloid

condylar fossa
condylar guidance
condylar guidance inclination
condylar guide
condylar hinge position
condylar joint
condylar process
condyle cord
condyle of humerus
condyle path
condyloid (current term)
condyloid process
condyloma latum
condylus humeri
condylus lateralis femoris

Literary usage of Condyloid

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1875)
"Supra-condyloid Amputation of the Thigh.—Dr. WM. STORKS, in an instructive paper ... The advantages which he claims for supra-condyloid "amputation are thor ..."

2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1871)
"[The main objects of thie paper are to point out the advantages of amputation at the knee, and to discuss what is termed supra-condyloid amputation of the ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1900)
"(2) The post-condyloid segment varied from 70-97 mm., giving an average of 82'7 mm., or an average of 47'1 per cent, of the total length. ..."

4. A Natural History of the Mammalia by George Robert Waterhouse (1848)
"The condyloid portion of the lower jaw, though not higher, has a considerably greater transverse diameter than the corresponding part of the lower jaw of L. ..."

5. A Sketch of the Life and Writings of Robert Knox, the Anatomist by Henry Lonsdale (1870)
"Supra-condyloid Process.—Hip Joint.— Surgical Opinions.—Monkey and Man.—Lectures in Glasgow.—The sad Fall. THE idea of a general unity or type in the animal ..."

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