Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, the inner condyle of the humerus, opposite the epicondyle and over or above the trochlea, or trochlear surface with which the ulna articulates. Latterly also called the internal epicondyle. See epicondyle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Anat.) A projection on the outer side of the distal end of the humerus; the external condyle.
- epi- + trochlea (Wiktionary)
“-- Supinate and partially flex the arm; ascertain the position of the inner tuberosity of the humerus; and, having grasped the soft parts immediately below, pass a catline through the muscular tissue in front of the bones, entering it about one inch below the epitrochlea, and bringing it out about one-half an inch below the epicondyle; and carry the knife downwards and cut a flap at least four inches long, from the muscular tissue on the anterior face of the fore arm.”
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