cubital

[kyoo-bi-tl]
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adjective

Anatomy, Zoology. pertaining to, involving, or situated near the cubitus.

noun

Ornithology Now Rare. a secondary feather.

Nearby words

  1. cubiculum,
  2. cubiform,
  3. cubism,
  4. cubist,
  5. cubit,
  6. cubital furrow,
  7. cubital joint,
  8. cubital nerve,
  9. cubitus,
  10. cubitus valgus

Origin of cubital

1375–1425 for an earlier sense; late Middle English < Latin cubitālis. See cubit, -al1

Related formspost·cu·bi·tal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for cubital

cubital

adjective

of or relating to the forearm
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Medicine definitions for cubital

cubital

[kyōōbĭ-tl]

adj.

Relating to the elbow or the ulna.

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