elbow joint

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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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It has to wriggle its way around the elbow joint and could be trapped.
The more recent models rely on motors from various Lego kits to bend the arm at the elbow joint and flex the pieces that act as fingers.
WITH MARTIN PATERSON OF DONALDSON'S VETS ELBOW dysplasia means abnormal development of the elbow joint. This causes damage to the cartilage surface of the joint - a process called osteochondrosis or OCD.
It's not surprising that there is increased demand for compression elbow sleeves, as the elbow joint is a part of the body that could be described as underrated for the amount of work it does and the amount of care it needs.
Aguilar, who uses Lego pieces provided by a friend, proudly displayed a red-and-yellow, fully functional robotic arm built when he was 18, bending it in the elbow joint and flexing the grabber as the electric motor inside whirred.
IANS | Toronto Flexing a single elbow joint, which enables gulls to adapt their wing shape to gusty conditions, could relatively be a simple mechanism to inspire aircraft design, according to a new research.
The aim of this paper is to present the clinical and radiological findings of a case involving a 12-year-old adolescent who had TB arthritis in the elbow joint.
Saeb Mestrihi, the head of the medical team who performed the operations, said that "we performed a bone calcification operation on a patient who could not move his elbow joint due to an accident." The doctor added that another procedure was conducted to release one of the nerves of the upper limb and transfer some tendons and muscles to offset the poor functioning of a nerve.
[2] The most important causes of these complications include surgical morbidity and poor anatomical structure of the soft tissue of the elbow joint from soft tissue.
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.