elbow joint


A compound hinge joint between the humerus and the bones of the forearm.cubital joint

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Examples from the Web for elbow joint

Historical Examples of elbow joint

  • The trouble was in the elbow-joint, and as long as he kept this motionless he could go on as usual.

  • In the region of the elbow-joint, cellulitis is common around the olecranon.

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    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

  • "I shall do nothing of the kind," said Weems, sticking up his left arm, and sighting the pistol over the elbow-joint.

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  • On the right side, the cellular tissue, both above and below the elbow-joint, was greatly distended with serum.

  • He kept the splint on for about a month and, when it was removed, found that he was unable to bend the arm at the elbow-joint.