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n.1.(Anat.) A muscle of the elbow and forearm.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This muscle has not been reported in the domestic dog (Barone; Budras et al; Hermanson; Evans & de Lahunta, 2017), but in the domestic cat there is a well developed and constant muscle in the brachial musculature named with different terms among them the anconeus epitrochlearis muscle (Done et al., 2010) and medial anconeus muscle, which is innervated by the ulnar nerve (Barone), although none of these terms are found in the Nomina Anatomica Veterinaria (ICVGAN, 2017).
For years, different elbow interposition tissues have been utilized, varying from synthetic grafts to Achilles tendon allografts [2], free rectus abdominis muscle flaps [7], scapular flaps [2,6], and the anconeus muscle [6,8,9], with or without the addition of a hinged external fixator [1,10,11].
Posteriorly the anconeus muscle originates, while the apex and inferior surface are attachments for the lateral collateral ligament.