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Condylar canal

condylar canal n.
The opening through the occipital bone posterior to the condyle on each side, transmitting the occipital emissary vein. Also called condyloid canal, posterior condyloid foramen.


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  • Condylar emissary vein

    condylar emissary vein n. A vein that connects the sigmoid sinus and the venous plexuses surrounding the vertebral processes amd vertebral bodies through the condylar canal of the occipital bone.

  • Condylar fossa

    condylar fossa n. A depression behind the condyle of the occipital bone in which the posterior margin of the superior facet of the atlas lies in extension.

  • Condylar joint

    condylar joint n. See ellipsoidal joint.

  • Condylar process

    condylar process n. The articular process of the ramus of the mandible.

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