Definition of Medial condyle

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

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



Medical Definition of Medial condyle

1. Condyle closest to midline. Synonym: condylus medialis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medial Condyle

medial border of tibia
medial brachial cutaneous nerve
medial branches
medial calcaneal branches of tibial nerve
medial canthus
medial capital
medial cartilaginous layer
medial central nucleus of thalamus
medial cerebral surface
medial circumflex artery of thigh
medial circumflex femoral artery
medial circumflex femoral veins
medial collateral
medial collateral ligament
medial collateral ligament of elbow
medial condyle (current term)
medial condyle of femur
medial condyle of tibia
medial cord of brachial plexus
medial crest of fibula
medial crural cutaneous branches of saphenous nerve
medial crus
medial crus of facial canal
medial crus of greater alar cartilage of nose
medial crus of the horizontal part of the facial canal
medial crus of the superficial inguinal ring
medial cuneiform bone
medial cutaneous branch
medial cutaneous nerve of arm
medial cutaneous nerve of forearm

Literary usage of Medial 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 line of demarcation between the trochlea and the distal surface of the medial condyle of the femur is not so distinct. Close to the medial margin of the ..."

2. The Anatomy of the human skeleton by Henry Morris, John Ernest Frazer (1914)
"Close to the medial edge a faint vertical ridge sometimes marks off a narrow articular facet, for the lateral margin of the medial condyle of the femur in ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... the medial border from the intertrochanteric line, at a point opposite the lesser trochanter, to the anterior extremity of the medial condyle. ..."

4. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A) by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... Popliteal plain (OT popliteal space) medial condyle (OT inner condyle) Lateral condyle (OT outer condyle) Patellar surface Lateral epicondyle (OT outer ..."

5. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"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, ..."

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