Definition of epicondyle in English:

epicondyle

Pronunciation: /ˌepiˈkänˌdīl//-ˈkändl/

noun

Anatomy
  • A protuberance above or on the condyle of a long bone, especially either of the two at the elbow end of the humerus.

    • ‘The ulnar may pass in front of the medial epicondyle of the humerus or lie behind the condyle.’
    • ‘On physical examination, pain is present from the tip of the medial epicondyle to the pronator teres and flexor carpi radialis muscles.’
    • ‘The first layer is composed of four muscles that arise partly from the medial epicondyle of the humerus and partly from the ulna.’
    • ‘Both pitchers presented with pain, tenderness, and swelling over the medial epicondyle of the humerus of the pitching arm.’
    • ‘On the inner side of this is a smaller protuberance, the medial epicondyle of the humerus - the bone of the upper arm.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from French épicondyle, modern Latin epicondylus (see epi-, condyle).

Pronunciation:

epicondyle

/ˌepiˈkänˌdīl//-ˈkändl/