human elbow


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Noun1.human elbow - hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadrupedhuman elbow - hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
musculus articularis cubiti - a small branch of the triceps that inserts into the capsule of the elbow joint
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
ginglymoid joint, ginglymus, hinge joint - a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane
crazy bone, funny bone - a point on the elbow where the ulnar nerve passes near the surface; a sharp tingling sensation results when the nerve is knocked against the bone; "the funny bone is not humerus"
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It can bend in the middle like a human elbow, and it has a wrist that can rotate and also move the hand in an up-and-down arc.
Rogers have demonstrated a battery that continues to work-powering a commercial light-emitting diode (LED) -- even when stretched, folded, twisted and mounted on a human elbow.
Huang and Rogers have demonstrated a battery that continues to work -- powering a commercial light-emitting diode (LED) -- even when stretched, folded, twisted and mounted on a human elbow.