nervus ulnaris


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Noun1.nervus ulnaris - a nerve running along the inner side of the arm and passing near the elbownervus ulnaris - a nerve running along the inner side of the arm and passing near the elbow; supplies intrinsic muscles of the hand and the skin of the medial side of the hand
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
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
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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Uber die Verbindung des Nervus medianus mit dem Nervus ulnaris am Untearm des Menschen und der Saugetiere.
Percussion sensitivity of the Nervus ulnaris in the Hypothenar.
Next, the Nervus ulnaris is palpated in its groove and also more distally in the forearm and more proximally on the distal end of the upper arm.