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Related to funny bone: tickle my funny bone
colloquial name for tip of olecranon.
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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.
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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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
fun·ny bone(fŭn'ē bōn)
Colloquial usage for the tip of the olecranon.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
funny boneA popular term for the part of the back of the elbow containing a groove in which the ulnar nerve runs near the surface and is easily accessible to trauma. The severe pain experienced if the nerve is struck will evoke a conspicuous physical response that may seem funny to an unsympathetic observer. The victim is unlikely to be amused.
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