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English definition of “epicondyle”

epicondyle

noun [C]     /ˌep.ɪˈkɒn.dɪl/ US  /ˌep.ɪˈkɑn.dɑɪl/ specialized
a part that sticks out at the end of a bone , often where muscles and tendons are attached : Inflammation of the epicondyle of the radius caused by overuse of the forearm is sometimes called ' tennis elbow '.Bone structures
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