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[ep-i-kon-dahyl, -dl] /ˌɛp ɪˈkɒn daɪl, -dl/

Anatomy. a rounded protuberance at the end of a bone, serving as a place of attachment for ligaments, tendons, and muscles.

epicondyle ep·i·con·dyle (ěp’ĭ-kŏn’dĭl, -dl)
A rounded projection at the end of a bone, located on or above a condyle and usually serving as a place of attachment for ligaments and tendons.


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