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n. pl. ul·nas or ul·nae (-nē)
1. The bone extending from the elbow to the wrist on the side opposite to the thumb in humans.
2. A corresponding bone in the forelimb of other vertebrates.

[Latin, elbow, forearm; see el- in Indo-European roots.]

ul′nar adj.
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Adj.1.ulnar - relating to or near the ulnaulnar - relating to or near the ulna  


a. ulnar, rel. al cúbito o a los nervios y arterias relacionados con éste;
___ nerve dysfunctiondisfunción del nervio ___.


adj cubital
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Background: Surgical decompression of the ulnar nerve is effective for cubital tunnel syndrome.
KEY WORDS: Sensory Nerve Conduction Velocity; Median Sensory Nerve; Ulnar Sensory Nerve; Sural Sensory Nerve; Height
Neuropathy of the ulnar nerve at the elbow is one of a number of muscle-related and nervc-related disorders that affect people performing intensive work with their hands and upper extremities, and is the second most prevalent peripheral nerve mononeuropathy.
Besides, comparison of median and ulnar sensory latencies from digit IV, and of median and radial nerve from digit I can be done.
The findings of nerve conduction studies were consistent with left ulnar neuropathy at the elbow.
The scan also showed normal status of subclavian, axillary, brachial, radial and ulnar arteries, however the mass appears to partly displace the distal most part of radial and ulnar arteries.
A review of his medical record showed that he had first reported at a military hospital in 2004, with complaints of pain and numbness on the ulnar side of his right forearm.
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We aimed to report the incidence and types of distal ulnar head and neck fractures associated with distal radius fractures and compare outcomes in operatively versus non-operatively treated patients.
Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the elbow is the major valgus stabiliser of the elbow.
Nerves that are predominantly involved include the ulnar nerve (UN), median nerve, lateral popliteal nerve, posterior tibial and greater auricular nerve, with or without skin lesions.
During routine dissection of the right upper limb of a 55-year-old male cadaver, we observed that the superficial palmar arch (SPA) is formed by the ulnar artery and completed by the first dorsal metacarpal artery.