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cubitus

[ kyoo-bi-tuhs ]
/ ˈkyu bɪ təs /
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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.
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Origin of cubitus

1820–30; <New Latin, Latin, variant of cubitumcubit
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Medical definitions for cubitus

cubitus
[ kyōōbĭ-təs ]

n. pl. cubitus
elbow
ulna
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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