cubitus

[kyoo-bi-tuh s]
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noun, plural cu·bi·ti [kyoo-bi-tahy] /ˈkyu bɪˌtaɪ/.

a longitudinal vein in the rear portion of the wing of an insect.
Anatomy.
  1. the forearm.
  2. Now Rare.the ulna.

Origin of cubitus

1820–30; < New Latin, Latin, variant of cubitum cubit
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cubitus in Medicine

cubitus

[kyōōbĭ-təs]

n. pl. cubitus

elbow
ulna
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