cubital

[ kyoo-bi-tl ]
/ ˈkyu bɪ tl /

adjective

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

noun

Ornithology Now Rare. a secondary feather.

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Origin of cubital

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

OTHER WORDS FROM cubital

post·cu·bi·tal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cubital

cubital
/ (ˈkjuːbɪtəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the forearm
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Medical definitions for cubital

cubital
[ kyōōbĭ-tl ]

adj.

Relating to the elbow or the ulna.
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