occipital condyle


occipital condyle

noun

Definition of OCCIPITAL CONDYLE

:  an articular surface on the occipital bone by which the skull articulates with the atlas

First Known Use of OCCIPITAL CONDYLE

circa 1860

occipital condyle

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OCCIPITAL CONDYLE

: an articular surface on the occipital bone on each side of the foramen magnum by which the skull articulates with the atlas

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