condyle

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

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Condylectomy requires the effective elimination of 3 to 5 mm of condyle head, without causing adverse effects on the mandibular function in the long-term.
At the time of disorders condyle heads in the temporomandibular joints movement is as follows: left condyle head stops, and then goes back only slightly by about 1 mm and over that time the right condyle head moves in the forward direction of the mandible.
In this place it should be noted that movement of the condyle head during movement of adduction takes place in reverse order in relation to the abduction movement.