capitellum


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cap·i·tel·lum

 (kăp′ĭ-tĕl′əm)
n. pl. cap·i·tel·la (-tĕl′ə) Anatomy
The rounded protuberance at the lower end of the humerus that articulates with the radius.

[Late Latin, diminutive of Latin caput, capit-, head; see kaput- in Indo-European roots.]

capitellum

(ˌkæpɪˈtɛləm)
n, pl -la (-lə)
(Anatomy) anatomy an enlarged knoblike structure at the end of a bone that forms an articulation with another bone; capitulum
[C19: from Latin, diminutive of capitulum]
Translations

cap·i·tel·lum

n. capitelum.
1. bulbo de un pelo;
2. parte del húmero.
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Manns RA, Lee JR: Critical evaluation of the radial-head capitellum view in acute elbow with an effusion.
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The capitellum is less commonly injured than the radial head.
Laterally, the radial head articulates with the capitellum of the distal humerus.
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It is now described as 1 cm distal and 1 cm anterior to the lateral epicondyle in a sulcus that can be felt between the radial head and capitellum.
The radial head, capitellum view: Useful technique in elbow trauma.
22) They also included other joint surfaces, such as the talar dome, femoral head, capitellum, and humeral head.
The distal humerus is composed of the trochlea medially and the capitellum laterally.
It occurs with a fall from a height and results in the radial head impacting on the anterior articular cortex of the distal humerus, shearing off the capitellum and the lateral ridge of the trochlea.
The radial collateral ligament, or lateral collateral ligament, has its origination at the lateral humerus at the midpoint of the trochlea and capitellum on the axis of rotation of the elbow.
In order to determine the effects of two different headless screw designs on fixation of simulated capitellum fractures six matched pairs of embalmed humeri had simulated capitellum fractures created.