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 1847, in the meaning defined above

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occipital condyle

noun

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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