Relating to or resembling a condyle. [G. kondylodes, like a knuckle, fr. kondylos, condyle, + eidos, resemblance]

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con·dy·loid 'kän-də-.lȯid adj shaped like or situated near a condyle: relating to a condyle

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con·dy·loid (konґdə-loid) [condyle + -oid] resembling a condyle or knuckle.

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