noun, plural ul·nae [uhl-nee] /ˈʌl ni/, ul·nas.
- ullage rocket,
- ulnar artery,
- ulnar collateral artery,
- ulnar extensor muscle of wrist,
- ulnar flexor muscle of wrist
Origin of ulna
Examples from the Web for ulnar
In a tolerably muscular arm, the incision will have to be about an inch inside of the ulnar border of the limb.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
The ulnar carpal (fig. 57, 5) is a somewhat larger, more irregular bone, lying adjacent to the end of the ulna.
Certain authors give it the name of ulnar extensor of the wrist.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
The two distinct carpal bones are the radial carpal and the ulnar carpal.
In severe cases the median and ulnar nerves are also the seat of cicatricial changes (ischæmic neuritis).Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
noun plural -nae (-niː) or -nas
Word Origin for ulna
inner bone of the forearm, 1540s, Latin, literally "elbow;" related to Old English eln (see elbow (n.)).