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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.
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Adj.1.ulnar - relating to or near the ulnaulnar - relating to or near the ulna  


a. ulnar, rel. al cúbito o a los nervios y arterias relacionados con éste;
___ nerve dysfunctiondisfunción del nervio ___.


adj cubital
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Se presenta un caso de variacion del trayecto habitual del nervio ulnar, en los primeros 12 cm proximales del antebrazo, con la descripcion de las estructuras anatomicas en relacion con esta variacion anatomica.
Ulnar The ulnar nerve is the nerve that jars when you bang your funny bone.
The mixed, motor and sensory nerves commonly affected are the ulnar, median and radial in the upper limbs and the common peroneal and posterior tibial, in the lower limbs.
(1) In his study published in 1962, he found that 25 of 39 patients who sustained a rupture of the thumb ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) from the first proximal phalanx at the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint had interposition of the adductor pollicis aponeurosis.
[4] Routine NCS include evaluation of motor function of the median, ulnar, peroneal and tibial nerves, and sensory function of median, ulnar and sural nerves in terms of onset latency, amplitude, and conduction velocity.
Ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow--also known as cubital tunnel syndrome (CuTS)--is a common condition partly derived from the elbow anatomy (1).
Routine electrodiagnostic tests including sensory and motor nerve conduction studies for the median and ulnar nerves were performed using a Viasys Medelec Synergy EMG device.
The system uses two, thin, flexible, magnetic catheters that are inserted into the ulnar artery and the ulnar vein in the arm.
[3] The ulnar nerve is the most susceptible neurovascular structure to compression associated with HO at the elbow.
Flexor carpi ulnaris muscle (FCUM) is an important muscle in the forearm belonging to the anterior flexor compartment, and it provides strength to wrist flexion and ulnar adduction.
In this report, we aimed at presenting the ulnar palmar digital artery perforator flap (UPDAPF) that we used in the reconstruction of a defect which developed after an amputation of the fifth digit and review the current literature in relation to our case.