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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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The mass was centered on the distal ulnar meta-diaphysis with extension to the epiphysis and an extra-osseous soft tissue mass elevating the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon without neurovascular involvement.
Dynamic stabilizers of the DRUJ are the pronator quadratus and extensor carpi ulnaris muscles.
The EMG signals were acquired using two surface electrodes targeting the flexor digitorum superficialis and extensor digitorum and a third surface electrode targeting extensor carpi ulnaris muscles when necessary (compare with "Controller 3: Postural Controller" subsection).
medianus, ulnaris ve radialis'te normal motor ve duysal yanitlar alindi, konsantrik igne EMG calismasinda ise N.
2006) observed a decrease in the instantaneous mean frequency in the extensor carpi ulnaris muscles (11.
Examined muscles of upper and lower extremity Proximal muscles Distal muscles Deltoid- medial head Brachioradialis Biceps brachii Flexor carpi radialis Triceps Extansor digitorum communis Iliopsoas Flexor carpi ulnaris Tensor facia lata First dorsal interossous Rectus femoris Tibialis anterior Vastus lateralis Peroneus longus Vastus medialis Gastrocnemius medial head Table 2.
It is a slender, fusiform shaped muscle, located between flexor carpi radialis and flexor carpi ulnaris muscles.
This is due to the relative preservation of the extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL) along with a non-functional extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) that is dynamically not balancing the action of the functioning ECRL and extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) muscles.
The tendons of extensor carpi radialis longus, extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB), extensor digitorum communis and the extensor carpi ulnaris make up the common extensor origin of the elbow.
Key trigger point Associated satellite trigger point sternocleidomastoid temporalis, masseter upper trapezius temporalis, masseter scalene deltoid, extensor carpi radialis, extensor digitorum communis splenius capitis temporalis supraspinatus deltoid, extensor carpi radialis infraspinatus biceps brachii pectoralis minor flexor carpi radialis, flexor carpi ulnaris latissimus dorsi triceps brachii, flexor carpi ulnaris serratus posterior superior triceps brachii, extensor digitorum communis, extensor carpi ulnaris quadratus lumborum gluteus maximus, piriformis piriformis hamstrings hamstrings gastrocnemius, soleus
An interesting observation in this study was the consistent reflex inhibition of the extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) during ulnar deviation, differing greatly from co-contractions that were seen in the other wrist positions.
Percussion sensitivity of the Nervus ulnaris in the Hypothenar.