con·​dy·​lar | \ ˈkän-də-lər How to pronounce condylar (audio) \

Definition of condylar

: of or relating to a condyle

Examples of condylar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But in June, Maxfield was discovered to have a non-displaced condylar fracture in his right front cannon bone. David J. Kim, The Courier-Journal, 30 Apr. 2021 Nadal was retired from racing after emerging from a four-furlong workout in :48.80 at Santa Anita on May 28 with a condylar fracture in his left front leg. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 2021 There was the career-ending condylar fracture for Nadal. Childs Walker,, 26 Sep. 2020 Instead, by early June, Nadal was retired following a condylar fracture, Charlatan was knocked off the Derby trail with an ankle issue, and both Charlatan and Gamine were tainted by traces of lidocaine found in their Arkansas drug tests. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 6 Sep. 2020 Nadal, Division Two winner of the Arkansas Derby, suffered a condylar fracture in his left front leg and was retired to stud May 28. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, 10 June 2020 Lamb is up and walking after having surgery to repair a torn left ACL, lateral meniscus and lateral femoral condylar fracture. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, 14 Apr. 2020 The team announced Monday that Lamb suffered a torn ACL, torn MCL and a lateral femoral condylar fracture in Sunday’s blowout road loss to Toronto. Nathan Brown, Indianapolis Star, 24 Feb. 2020 One of the biggest risk factors for condylar fractures, Scollay says, is the Derby Fever that afflicts aspiring horsemen determined to Run for the Roses. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 14 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of condylar

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Condylar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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: of or relating to a condyle


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