coronoid process of the ulna


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coronoid process of the ulna

[TA]
a bracketlike projection from the anterior portion of the proximal extremity of the ulna; its anterior surface gives attachment to the brachialis, and its proximal surface enters into the formation of the trochlear notch.
Synonym(s): processus coronoideus ulnae [TA]

coronoid process of the ulna

a wide, flaring projection of the proximal end of the ulna. The proximal surface of the process forms the lower part of the trochlear notch.
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Midterm results of 58 fractures of the coronoid process of the ulna and their concomitant injuries," The Open Orthopaedics Journal, vol.
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Proximal to the trochlea are two fossae: the coronoid fossa on the anterior surface, which receives the coronoid process of the ulna, when the forearm is flexed.