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Medical Term:

lateral condyle of femur


Definition: one of the two large rounded articular masses of the distal end of the femur, united anteriorly with its contralabial partner by the patellar surface but separated from it posteriorly and inferiorly by the intercondylar fossa; the lateral condyle is longer than the medial condyle.

Synonym(s): condylus lateralis femorisTA

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