Definition of Lateral condyle

1. Noun. A condyle on the outer side of the lower extremity of the femur.

Generic synonyms: Condyle
Group relationships: Femoris, Femur, Thighbone

Medical Definition of Lateral condyle

1. Condyle farthest from the midline. Synonym: condylus lateralis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lateral Condyle

lateral cartilage of nose
lateral cartilaginous layer
lateral central palmar space
lateral cerebral fissure
lateral cerebral fossa
lateral cerebral sulcus
lateral cervical nuclei
lateral circumflex artery of thigh
lateral circumflex femoral artery
lateral circumflex femoral veins
lateral collateral
lateral collateral ligament of ankle
lateral column
lateral column of spinal cord
lateral condylar inclination
lateral condyle of femur
lateral condyle of tibia
lateral cord of brachial plexus
lateral corticospinal tract
lateral costal branch of internal thoracic artery
lateral costotransverse ligament
lateral cricoarytenoid
lateral crus of facial canal
lateral crus of horizontal part of the facial canal
lateral crus of the greater alar cartilage of the nose
lateral crus of the superficial inguinal ring
lateral cuneate nucleus
lateral cuneiform bone

Literary usage of Lateral condyle

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

1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The anterior cruciate ligament is attached to the lateral condyle, whilst the posterior is fixed to the medial condyle of the femur. ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The lateral condyle is the more prominent and is the broader both in its antero-posterior and transverse diameters, the medial condyle is the longer and, ..."

3. The Anatomy of the human skeleton by Henry Morris, John Ernest Frazer (1914)
"The lateral articular surface is smaller, somewhat circular in shape, and presents an almost plane surface for the lateral condyle. ..."

4. A Laboratory Manual of Anthropometry by Harris Hawthorne Wilder (1920)
"Greatest dorso-ventral length of the lateral condyle; taken with the SC across the bone, at right angles to the axis. SC. *22. Greatest dorso-ventral length ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"That portion of the fascia transplant which lay over the lateral condyle has completely disappeared. The denuded bone is rough, but is covered over by a ..."

6. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A) by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... tuberosity) Shin bone Superior articular surface Body or shaft of tibia Medial condyle (OT internal tuberosity) lateral condyle (OT external tuberosity) ..."

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