human elbow


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Noun1.human elbow - hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadrupedhuman elbow - 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 can bend in the middle like a human elbow and it has a wrist that can rotate and move the hand in an up-and-down or side-to-side arc.
Myo-electric fatigue manifestations revisited: Power spectrum, conduction velocity, and amplitude of human elbow flexor muscles during isolated and repetitive endurance contractions at 30% maximal voluntary contraction.
Radiographic study of carrying angle and morphometry of skeletal elements of human elbow. Rom.
(2005) Maximal force, voluntary activation and muscle soreness after eccentric damage to human elbow flexor muscles.
castaneum.The region assumes the shape of a human elbow like structure and is of much importance in order for the nucleophilic attack to take place.
Effect of elbow joint angle on force-EMG relationships in human elbow flexor and extensor muscles.