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Related to cubitus: cubitus varus
1. (Anatomy) the elbow
2. (Units) the lower arm from elbow to fingertip
3. (Zoology) zoology obsolete the fourth leg joint in hexapods
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cu•bi•tus(ˈkyu bɪ təs)
n., pl. -ti (-ˌtaɪ)
[1820–30; < New Latin, Latin, variant of cubitum cubit]
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|Noun||1.||cubitus - hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped|
musculus articularis cubiti - a small branch of the triceps that inserts into the capsule of the elbow joint
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
ginglymoid joint, ginglymus, hinge joint - a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane
|2.||cubitus - the arm from the elbow to the fingertips|
limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
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n. L. cubitus, cúbito, hueso interno del antebrazo.
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