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Definition: 'Condylar Joint'

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condylar joint

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. 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.

Synonyms: articulatio ellipsoidea, ellipsoidal joint, articulatio condylaris, condylar articulation

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