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medial condyle of femur

 

Definition: one of the two large rounded articular masses of the distal end of the femur, united anteriorly with its contralateral partner by the patellar surface but separated from it posteriorly and inferiorly by the intercondylar fossa; the medial condyle is the shorter condyle closest to the midline of the two femoral condyles.

Synonym(s): condylus medialis femorisTA

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