elbow joint

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Related to elbow joint: wrist joint, tennis elbow
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Noun1.elbow joint - hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadrupedelbow joint - 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"
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The 70-year-old victim's elbow joint was severed as he tried to protect himself from the fearsome blade.
The elbow joint gets a lot of use in handball, and players experience three common overuse injuries.
Material and Methods: Twenty patients all young males who had complex high velocity elbow joint injuries were selected for the study.
One of the more-common causes of this disability is a bone problem within the elbow joint called fragmented coronoid process, or FCP.
It has to wriggle its way around the elbow joint and could be trapped.
Mr Jesudason explained how the procedure involved treating the tendon around the outer part of the elbow joint which attaches the wrist extensor muscles to the bone.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the left elbow joint revealed tophi compressing the ulnar nerve (Figure).
For many years, it was thought that tennis elbow was characterized by inflammation around the elbow joint.
Elbow fractures account for 7-9% of all fractures in children, while supracondylar humeral fractures are the most common fractures in the elbow joint region.
This research aims to provide amputees the potential for their routine life errands; to ameliorate their pecuniary and personal autonomy through the establishment of bionic elbow joint.
Tennis elbow (side epicondylitis) is pain and swelling of the tendons on the external side of the elbow joint.