Humeroulnar joint | definition of humeroulnar joint by Medical dictionary
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hu·mer·o·ul·nar joint [TA]
the portion of the elbow joint between the trochlea of the humerus and the trochlear notch of the ulna.
hu·mer·o·ul·nar joint (hyū'mĕr-ō-ŭl'năr joynt) [TA]
The portion of the elbow joint between the trochlea of the humerus and the trochlear notch of the ulna.
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Segment Proximal boundary Distal boundary Upper Arm Glenohumeral Joint Humeroulnar Joint
Forearm Humeroulnar Joint
Ulnocarpal Joint Hand Ulnocarpal Joint Distal Phalanges Thigh Shank Femoral Head Tibiofemoral Joint Tibiofemoral Joint Talocrural Joint Foot Talocrural Joint Distal Phalanges Segment Basic description (a) Upper Arm Commences between the head of the Humerus and glenoid fossa of the Scapula, separating the upper arm from the trunk; Ending at the elbow axis, noted by the trochlea of the Humerus and olecranon process of the Ulna.
The elbow is a compound joint in which the humeral condyle articulates with the head of the radius, the humeroradial joint, and with the semilunar notch of the ulna, the humeroulnar joint
(Denny, 1987; Evans, 1993; Denny, 1993).