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ul·na

 (ŭl′nə)
n. pl. ul·nas or ul·nae (-nē)
1. The bone extending from the elbow to the wrist on the side opposite to the thumb in humans.
2. A corresponding bone in the forelimb of other vertebrates.

[Latin, elbow, forearm; see el- in Indo-European roots.]

ul′nar adj.

ulna

(ˈʌlnə)
n, pl -nae (-niː) or -nas
1. (Anatomy) the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
2. (Zoology) the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
[C16: from Latin: elbow, ell1]
ˈulnar adj

ul•na

(ˈʌl nə)

n., pl. -nae (-nē), -nas.
1. the bone of the forearm on the side opposite to the thumb.
2. a corresponding bone in the forelimb of other vertebrates.
[1835–45; < Latin: elbow; akin to Greek ōlénē, Old English eln ell2]
ul′nar, adj.

ul·na

(ŭl′nə)
The larger of the two bones of the forearm or lower portion of the foreleg. See more at skeleton.

ulna

One of the two bones of the forearm.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ulna - the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearmulna - the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
forearm - the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
arm bone - a bone in the arm
olecranon, olecranon process - process of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended
Translations

ulna

[ˈʌlnə] N (ulnas or ulnae (pl)) [ˈʌlniː]cúbito m

ulna

n pl <-e or -s> (Anat) → Elle f

ulna

[ˈʌlnə] n (Anat) → ulna

ul·na

n. cúbito. V.: cubitus

ulna

n cúbito
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5] In our case also, there was greenstick fracture of the distal end of ulna on right side.
When Krotscheck removes the bone chip, she makes a cut in the ulna that allows it to rotate out of the way, reducing any unnecessary pressure in the elbow.
High rate of union along with good functional outcome and minimal complication can be achieved in patients with diaphyseal wedge fracture of radius and/ or ulna when managed with locking compression plate.
For instance, Yung and colleagues (4) reported that one patient had a pronation and supination loss, and six patients had residual radial or ulna angulation.
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It is an effective treatment for TEA revision with a massive bone loss in the proximal ulna due to infection or aseptic loosening.
Additionally, it is noteworthy that Pinscher and Poodle breeds presented a higher prevalence of the radius and ulna fractures.
El sistema musculoesqueletico se ha desarrollado a partir del mesodermo, del cual, se forman los huesos, articulaciones y musculos de los miembros y paredes corporales (LANGMAN, 2007; SINOWATZ, 2010); entre estos, se encuentran los musculos del antebrazo, los cuales, presentan diversas fijaciones en el humero, radio, ulna y en los huesos de la mano, para permitir diversos movimientos en las articulaciones del antebrazo, carpo y dedos; para ello se dividen en dos grupos, que se clasifican por su posicion anatomica como craneo-laterales y caudo-mediales, donde los craneo-laterales participan en la extension de carpo y dedos, flexion de codo y supinacion; y los caudo-mediales en la flexion de carpo y dedos, y pronacion (DYCE et al.
Plane radiographic examination revealed a fracture at the proximal one-third of the ulna.