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epicondyle

noun epi·con·dyle \ ˌep-i-ˈkän-ˌdīl also -dᵊl \

medical Definition of epicondyle

:any of several prominences on the distal part of a long bone serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments:
a :one on the outer aspect of the distal part of the humerus or proximal to the lateral condyle of the femur called also lateral epicondyle
b :a larger and more prominent one on the inner aspect of the distal part of the humerus or proximal to the medial condyle of the femur called also medial epicondyle; see epitrochlea

epicondylar

play \-də-lər\ adjective

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