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Condylar joint

Synonym: Articulatio condylaris, Articulatio bicondylaris, Condyloid joint
German: Kondylengelenk

1 Definition

The condylar joint is a version of shape of the diathrosis, which owns two seperate condyles.

2 Biomechanics

The condylar joint enables just like the hinge joint a vast mobility concerning flexion and extension and additionally a limited mobility concerning the inner and outer rotation.

3 Example

The most important condylar joint of the human body is the knee joint.

Specialties: Anatomy

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