elbow bone


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Noun1.elbow bone - the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearmelbow bone - the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
forearm - the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
arm bone - a bone in the arm
olecranon, olecranon process - process of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended
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For example, when the bicep muscle on the front top of the arm contracts, the tendon attached to the bicep muscle and elbow bone helps the muscle to pull on the elbow bones so the joint can bend.
Many birds, including turkeys, have a row of bumps on the outside of the ulna, or elbow bone.
After first confirming cardiac arrest, two paramedics will be stationed at the head to use an airway tube to assist with breathing, with two more at the chest taking turns with compressions in two-minute intervals, and still two more administering drugs or fluids through an IV in either the humerus elbow bone or the tibia shin bone.