Skip to Content

condylar joint

 

Definition: a modified ball-and-socket synovial joint in which the joint surfaces are elongated or ellipsoidal; it is a biaxial joint, two axes of motion at right angles to each other, the radiocarpal being an example.

Synonym(s): articulatio ellipsoideaTA, ellipsoidal joint, articulatio condylaris, condylar articulation

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide