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colloquial name for tip of olecranon.
1. A point on the elbow where the ulnar nerve runs close to the surface and produces a sharp tingling sensation if knocked against the bone.
2. A sense of humor.
a popular name for a point at the lower end of the humerus where the ulnar nerve crosses the elbow joint near the surface and, if subjected to external pressure, produces a tingling sensation.
funny boneVox populi A popular term for the median epicondyle of the humerus; the ulnar nerve crosses over the region; blows thereto cause a painful/'funny' tingling
fun·ny bone(fŭn'ē bōn)
Colloquial usage for the tip of the olecranon.