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Related to cubitus varus: cubitus valgus, gunstock deformity, supracondylar fracture

cubitus

(ˈkjuːbɪtəs)
n
1. (Anatomy) the elbow
2. (Units) the lower arm from elbow to fingertip
3. (Zoology) zoology obsolete the fourth leg joint in hexapods

cu•bi•tus

(ˈkyu bɪ təs)

n., pl. -ti (-ˌtaɪ)
the forearm.
[1820–30; < New Latin, Latin, variant of cubitum cubit]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cubitus - hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadrupedcubitus - 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
crazy bone, funny bone - a point on the elbow where the ulnar nerve passes near the surface; a sharp tingling sensation results when the nerve is knocked against the bone; "the funny bone is not humerus"
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
Translations

cu·bi·tus

n. L. cubitus, cúbito, hueso interno del antebrazo.
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The E-Fix system is designed to minimize such risks and reduces further complications such as Cubitus Varus (gunstock elbow), a condition caused by malunion of the broken fragments.