Epicondyle

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  • a projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments

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  • a projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments

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  • Epicondyle: Epicondyle (epi meaning "upon"; condyle meaning "knuckle" or "rounded articular area") may refer to:
  • Medial epicondyle of the humerus: The medial epicondyle of the humerus in humans is larger and more prominent than the lateral epicondyle and is directed slightly more posteriorly in the
  • Lateral epicondyle of the femur: The lateral epicondyle of the femur, smaller and less prominent than the medial epicondyle, gives attachment to the fibular collateral ligament of the
  • Medial epicondyle: Medial epicondyle can refer to: Medial epicondyle of the humerus (ventral epicondyle in birds) Medial epicondyle of the femur
  • Lateral epicondyle of the humerus: The lateral epicondyle of the humerus is a small, tuberculated eminence, curved a little forward, and giving attachment to the radial collateral ligament
  • Lateral epicondyle: Lateral epicondyle can refer to: Lateral epicondyle of the humerus (dorsal epicondyle in birds) Lateral epicondyle of the femur
  • Medial epicondyle of the femur: The medial epicondyle of the femur is a bony protrusion located on the medial side of the bone's distal end. Located above the medial condyle, it bears

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