elbow bone


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o·lec·ra·non

(ō-lek'ră-non, ō'lē-krā'non), [TA]
The prominent curved proximal extremity of the ulna, the upper and posterior surface of which gives attachment to the tendon of the triceps muscle, the anterior surface entering into the formation of the trochlear notch.
[G. the head or point of the elbow, fr. ōlenē, ulna, + kranion, skull, head]

elbow bone

n.
See ulna.

o·lec·ra·non

(ō-lek'ră-non) [TA]
The prominent curved proximal extremity of the ulna, the upper and posterior surface of which gives attachment to the tendon of the triceps muscle, the anterior surface entering into the formation of the trochlear notch.
Synonym(s): elbow bone, point of elbow.
[G. the head or point of the elbow, fr. ōlenē, ulna, + kranion, skull, head]
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