antecubital


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Related to antecubital: Antecubital fossa, antecubital space

antecubital

 [an″tĭ-ku´bĭ-t'l]
pertaining to the surface of the arm in front of the elbow.

an·te·cu·bi·tal

(an'tē-kū'bi-tăl),
Anterior to the elbow.
[ante- + L. cubitum, elbow]

antecubital

[-kyo̅o̅′bitəl]
Etymology: L, ante, before, cubitum, elbow
in front of the elbow; at the bend of the elbow.

an·te·cu·bi·tal

(an'tē-kyū'bi-tăl)
In front of the elbow.
[ante- + L. cubitum, elbow]

antecubital

situated in front of the cubitus, or elbow.
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The PICCs were placed using sterile technique, in the cephalic or the basilic vein via the antecubital fossa.
My NG, A-line and antecubital lines were removed, and I was set to go when I met another obstacle.
It is negligent to persist in an antecubital draw when it is not appropriate.
In this open application procedure the ingredient is applied twice a day to an area about 2 cm in the antecubital fossa, so the reaction will be easily visible.
Since the blood is collected and replaced using the antecubital vein, there are no appreciable needle tracks or other external markers to alert the examining physician that plasmapheresis has occurred.
The dye is injected intravenously into the antecubital vein with the patient seated in front of the fundus camera.
On physical exam, she had erythematous papules and pustules in a sporotrichoid pattern on the arms, axilla, upper back, and antecubital fossa.
Blood (5 ml) was taken from the antecubital vein under all aseptic conditions in a red capped plain vacutainer from the subjects and the serum was analyzed for ferritin, thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), and free T3 and T4 on chemiluminometer (Advia Centaur CP; Siemens, USA).
The antecubital fossa has three muscular borders: 1) the mobile wad, laterally, consisting of the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB); the extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL), and the brachioradialis; 2) the pronator teres, medially; and the biceps, superiorly.
Blood was drawn from the antecubital vein in the morning to determine PEDF and blood chemistries.
For example, one site advocates tightening the tourniquet around the patient's armpit and shoulder instead of several inches above the antecubital fossa.