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.
A heavily sclerotized projection of the mandible's dorsal surface that articulates with the cephalon in the clypeal fossa.
A rounded enlargement or process possessing an artculating surface.
The head of the lower jawbone, which in conjunction with the temporal bone (fossa-eminence) forms the temporomandibular joint. This joint is responsible for the lower jaw's ability to open vertically and shift laterally.
a smooth rounded projection for articulation with another bone.
Greek kondylos = knuckle.
A rounded prominence at the end of a bone, most often for articulation with another bone. Back to the Top
A rounded articular projection on the surface of a bone.
A rounded projection on the end of a bone, which forms an articulation with another bone.
a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone
a curved process that fits into a fossa on another bone for its articulation
a rounded enlargement that has an articulating surface, or joint
a rounded structure that is custom made to form a joint with another bone
(L. condylus; G. kondylos, knuckle). Rounded articular surface of a bone extremity.
rounded surface found at the end of the femur (thighbone); provides smooth movement of the knee joint.
the joint portion of the lower jaw.
An articular prominence of a bone.
Knuckle-shaped projection on a bone, either knoblike or convex.
The rounded end of a bone at the articular end of the mandible.
The head of a bone which fits into a socket to make a joint
the joint where the end of the lower jaw meets the head. (just in front of the ear)