A rounded prominence at the end of a bone, most often for articulation with another bone.(noun)
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Use "condyle" in a sentence
"Extending lateralward from the posterior half of the condyle is a quadrilateral plate of bone, the jugular process, excavated in front by the jugular notch, which, in the articulated skull, forms the posterior part of the jugular foramen."
"The superior articular surfaces of the navicular, lunate, and triangular form a smooth convex surface, the condyle, which is received into the concavity."
"At the lateral extremity of the condyle is a small tubercle for the attachment of the temporomandibular ligament."