paracondyloid

adjective
para·​condyloid | \ ¦parə+ \

Definition of paracondyloid

: being a process of the occipital bone lying on the outer side of each condyle in the skull of some mammals

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History and Etymology for paracondyloid

para- entry 1 + condyloid

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“Paracondyloid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paracondyloid. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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