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Elbow joint   /ˈɛlbˌoʊ dʒɔɪnt/   Listen
Elbow joint

Hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped.  Synonyms: articulatio cubiti, cubital joint, cubitus, elbow, human elbow.

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"Elbow joint" Quotes from Famous Books

... stooped on his hip, to preserve the equilibrium which his wooden leg, impaired; his elbow only was raised above the trench. He was warned that the enemy's shot, fired close upon us did not miss the smallest object. He paid no attention to any observation of this kind, and in a few instants his elbow joint was fractured. Amputation of the arm was judged indispensable. The General survived the operation eighteen days. Bonaparte went regularly twice a day to his tent. By his order, added to my friendship for Caffarelli, I scarcely ever quitted him. ...
— Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v3 • Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

Words linked to "Elbow joint" :   crazy bone, ginglymus, cubitus, hinge joint, cubital joint, musculus articularis cubiti, arm, funny bone, ginglymoid joint

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