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ul·na

 (ŭl′nə)
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  
Translations

ul·nar

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

ulnar

adj cubital
References in periodicals archive ?
Because the inferior trunk (C8-T1) is not entirely anesthetized with this approach, it is not indicated for procedures of the forearm and hand unless supplemented with an ulnar nerve block (Table 1).
An ulnar nerve block may be warranted when the injury (e.
Indications: Proximal procedures of arm; requires supplementation with ulnar nerve block for procedures of forearm and hand.