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ˈkɒn daɪl, -dlcondyle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. condylenoun

    a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone


  1. condylenoun

    A smooth prominence on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone.

    Etymology: From condyle, from condylus, from κόνδυλος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Condylenoun

    a bony prominence; particularly, an eminence at the end of a bone bearing a rounded articular surface; -- sometimes applied also to a concave articular surface

    Etymology: [L. condylus knuckle, joint, Gr. ko`ndylos: cf. F. condyle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Condyle

    kon′dil, n. a protuberance at the end of a bone serving for articulation with another bone, esp. that by which the occipital bone of the skull is articulated to the spine.—adj. Con′dyloid.—n. Condylō′ma, a growth about the anus or generative organs. [Fr.,—L.,—Gr. kondylos, knuckle.]


  1. Condyle

    a process which articulates the base of the mandible to the head: in general any process by means of which an appendage is articulated into a pan or cavity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of condyle in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of condyle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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