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Condyle vs. Process — What's the Difference?

Condyle vs. Process — What's the Difference?

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Condyle

A condyle ( or ; Latin: condylus, from Greek: kondylos; κόνδυλος knuckle) is the round prominence at the end of a bone, most often part of a joint - an articulation with another bone. It is one of the markings or features of bones, and can refer to: On the femur, in the knee joint: Medial condyle Lateral condyle On the tibia, in the knee joint: Medial condyle Lateral condyle On the humerus, in the elbow joint: Condyle of humerus (Condylus humeri) On the mandible, in the temporomandibular joint: Mandibular condyle On the occipital bone, in the atlanto-occipital joint: Occipital condylesAlthough not generally termed condyles, the trochlea and capitulum of the humerus act as condyles in the elbow, and the femur head acts as a condyle in the hip joint.

Process

A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result
The process of digestion.
The process of obtaining a driver's license.

Condyle

A rounded prominence at the end of a bone, most often for articulation with another bone.

Process

A series of operations performed in the making or treatment of a product
A manufacturing process.
Leather dyed during the tanning process.

Condyle

(anatomy) A smooth prominence on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone.
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Process

Progress; passage
The process of time.
Events now in process.

Condyle

A bony prominence; particularly, an eminence at the end of a bone bearing a rounded articular surface; - sometimes applied also to a concave articular surface.

Process

The use of the law courts and other fora as a means of seeking redress
The adversarial process.
Due process of law.

Condyle

A round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone

Process

The set of actions and events that constitute a legal proceeding or a significant portion thereof
The trial process.
The sentencing process.

Process

(Law) A means of compelling a person to appear in court, especially a summons ordering a defendant to appear in court.

Process

(Biology) An outgrowth of tissue; a projecting part
A bony process.

Process

Any of various photomechanical or photoengraving methods.

Process

A running software program or other computing operation.

Process

A part of a running software program or other computing operation that does a single task.

Process

See conk3.

Process

To put through the steps of a prescribed procedure
Processing newly arrived immigrants.
Process an order.

Process

To prepare, treat, or convert by subjecting to a special process
Process ore to obtain minerals.

Process

(Computers) To perform operations on (data).

Process

To gain an understanding or acceptance of; come to terms with
Processed the traumatic event in therapy.

Process

To straighten (hair) by a chemical process; conk.

Process

To move along in a procession
"The man in the panama hat offered his arm and ... they processed into the dining room" (Anita Brookner).

Process

Prepared or converted by a special process
Process cheese.

Process

Made by or used in any of several photomechanical or photoengraving processes
A process print.

Process

A series of events which produce a result (the product).
This product of last month's quality standards committee is quite good, even though the process was flawed.

Process

(manufacturing) A set of procedures used to produce a product, most commonly in the food and chemical industries.

Process

A path of succession of states through which a system passes.

Process

(anatomy) Successive physiological responses to keep or restore health.

Process

(legal) Documents issued by a court in the course of a lawsuit or action at law, such as a summons, mandate, or writ.

Process

(biology) An outgrowth of tissue or cell.

Process

(anatomy) A structure that arises above a surface.

Process

(computing) An executable task or program.

Process

The centre mark that players aim at in the game of squails.

Process

(transitive) To perform a particular process on a thing.

Process

(transitive) To retrieve, store, classify, manipulate, transmit etc. (data, signals, etc.), especially using computer techniques.
We have processed the data using our proven techniques, and have come to the following conclusions.

Process

To think about a piece of information, or a concept, in order to assimilate it, and perhaps accept it in a modified state.
I didn't know she had a criminal record. That will take me a while to process.

Process

To develop photographic film.

Process

To take legal proceedings against.

Process

To walk in a procession

Process

The act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance.
The thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns.

Process

A series of actions, motions, or occurrences; progressive act or transaction; continuous operation; normal or actual course or procedure; regular proceeding; as, the process of vegetation or decomposition; a chemical process; processes of nature.
Tell her the process of Antonio's end.

Process

A statement of events; a narrative.

Process

Any marked prominence or projecting part, especially of a bone; anapophysis.

Process

The whole course of proceedings in a cause real or personal, civil or criminal, from the beginning to the end of the suit; strictly, the means used for bringing the defendant into court to answer to the action; - a generic term for writs of the class called judicial.

Process

A particular course of action intended to achieve a result;
The procedure of obtaining a driver's license
It was a process of trial and error

Process

A sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states;
Events now in process
The process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls

Process

(psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents;
The process of thinking
The cognitive operation of remembering

Process

A writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant

Process

A mental process that you are not directly aware of;
The process of denial

Process

A natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant;
A bony process

Process

Deal with in a routine way;
I'll handle that one
Process a loan
Process the applicants

Process

Subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition;
Process cheese
Process hair
Treat the water so it can be drunk
Treat the lawn with chemicals
Treat an oil spill

Process

Perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information;
The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech

Process

Institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against;
He was warned that the district attorney would process him
She actioned the company for discrimination

Process

Shape, form, or improve a material;
Work stone into tools
Process iron
Work the metal

Process

Deliver a warrant or summons to someone;
He was processed by the sheriff

Process

March in a procession;
They processed into the dining room

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