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Tubercle vs. Condyle

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Tuberclenoun

(anatomy) A round nodule, small eminence, or warty outgrowth, especially those found on bones for the attachment of a muscle or ligament or small elevations on the surface of a tooth.

Condylenoun

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

Tuberclenoun

(botany) A small rounded wartlike protuberance of the roots of some leguminous plants; the lip of certain orchids, cacti.

Condylenoun

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.

Tuberclenoun

(pathology) A small rounded nodule forming the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis.

Condylenoun

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

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Tuberclenoun

A small knoblike prominence or excrescence, whether natural or morbid; as, a tubercle on a plant; a tubercle on a bone; the tubercles appearing on the body in leprosy.

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.

Tuberclenoun

A small mass or aggregation of morbid matter; especially, the deposit which accompanies scrofula or phthisis. This is composed of a hard, grayish, or yellowish, translucent or opaque matter, which gradually softens, and excites suppuration in its vicinity. It is most frequently found in the lungs, causing consumption.

Tuberclenoun

a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis

Tuberclenoun

small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant

Tuberclenoun

a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

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Tuberclenoun

a small rounded projection or protuberance, especially on a bone or on the surface of an animal or plant.

Tuberclenoun

a small nodular lesion in the lungs or other tissues, characteristic of tuberculosis.

Tubercle

In anatomy, a tubercle (literally 'small tuber', Latin for 'lump') is any round nodule, small eminence, or warty outgrowth found on external or internal organs of a plant or an animal.

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