occipital condyle

noun

Definition of occipital condyle

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

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circa 1847

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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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