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Difference between articular cartilage and condyles?
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Dr. Allen Lu
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In brief: Definitions
Articular cartilage refers to the lining of the bones in a joint (such as the knee, hip, shoulder, and wrist).
It is an amazing dynamic structure that cushions the joint while allowing it to move freely. Condyles refer to anatomic parts of bones that look like rounded pegs (examples are the femoral condyle of the knees. Elbows, fingers, and toe joints also have "condyles").

In brief: Definitions
Articular cartilage refers to the lining of the bones in a joint (such as the knee, hip, shoulder, and wrist).
It is an amazing dynamic structure that cushions the joint while allowing it to move freely. Condyles refer to anatomic parts of bones that look like rounded pegs (examples are the femoral condyle of the knees. Elbows, fingers, and toe joints also have "condyles").
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