(Con"duit) n. [F., fr. LL. conductus escort, conduit. See Conduct.]
1. A pipe, canal, channel, or passage for conveying water or fluid.
All the conduits of my blood froze up.
This is the fountain of all those bitter waters, of which, through a hundred different conduits, we have
2. (Arch.) (a) A structure forming a reservoir for water. Oxf. Gloss.
(b) A narrow passage for private communication.
(Con*du"pli*cate) a. [L. conduplicatus, p. p. of conduplicare. See Duplicate.] (Bot.)
Folded lengthwise along the midrib, the upper face being within; said of leaves or petals in vernation
(Con*du`pli*ca"tion) n. [L. conduplicatio.] A doubling together or folding; a duplication.
(Con`du*ran"go) n. (Med.) See Cundurango.
(Con*dur"rite) n. (Min.) A variety of the mineral domeykite, or copper arsenide, from the
Condurra mine in Cornwall, England.
Condylar foramen (Anat.), a formen in front of each condyle of the occipital bone; sometimes called
the anterior condylar foramen when a second, or posterior, foramen is present behind the condyle, as
often happens in man.
(Con"dy*lar) a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a condyle.
(Con"dyle) n. [L. condylus knuckle, joint, Gr. ko`ndylos: cf. F. condyle.] (Anat.) 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.
(Con"dy*loid) a. [Condyle + -oid: cf. F. condyloïde.] (Anat.) Shaped like or pertaining to a
(||Con"dy*lome) (-lom), n.; pl. Condylomata (#) or E. Condylomes
[NL. condyloma, fr. Gr. from ko`ndylos knuckle. See -oma.] (Med.) A wartlike new growth on the
outer skin or adjoining mucous membrane.
There are two kinds of condylomata, the pointed and the broad, the latter being of syphilitic origin.
(||Con*dyl"o*pod) n. [Gr. ko`ndylos knuckle (or joint) + -pod.] (Zoöl.) An arthropod.
(||Cone) n. [L. conus cone Gr. akin to Skr. çana whetstone, L. cuneus wedge, and prob.
to E. hone. See Hone, n.]
1. (Geom.) A solid of the form described by the revolution of a right-angled triangle about one of the
sides adjacent to the right angle; called also a right cone. More generally, any solid having a vertical
point and bounded by a surface which is described by a straight line always passing through that vertical
point; a solid having a circle for its base and tapering to a point or vertex.