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cubitus

[kyoo-bi-tuh s] /ˈkyu bɪ təs/
noun, plural cubiti
[kyoo-bi-tahy] /ˈkyu bɪˌtaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a longitudinal vein in the rear portion of the wing of an insect.
2.
Anatomy.
  1. the forearm.
  2. Now Rare. the ulna.
Origin of cubitus
1820-1830
1820-30; < New Latin, Latin, variant of cubitum cubit
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cubitus cu·bi·tus (kyōō'bĭ-təs)
n. pl. cubitus

  1. See elbow.

  2. See ulna.

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