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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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3%) patients required ulnar nerve block in the wrist because of an incomplete block at 30 minutes.
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.