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.

Origin of cubital

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

Related forms

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

cubital

/ (ˈkjuːbɪtəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the forearm
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Medicine definitions for postcubital (1 of 2)

postcubital

[ pōst-kyōōbĭ-tl ]

adj.

On or in the posterior or dorsal part of the forearm.

Medicine definitions for postcubital (2 of 2)

cubital

[ kyōōbĭ-tl ]

adj.

Relating to the elbow or the ulna.
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