shaft of ulna

shaft of ulna
corpus ulnae.

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  • Ulna — Infobox Bone Name = Ulna Latin = GraySubject = 52 GrayPage = 214 Caption = Upper extremity Caption2 = Ulna is #2 Articulations = MeshName = Ulna MeshNumber = A02.835. DorlandsPre = u 01 DorlandsSuf = 12835497 The ulna (elbow bone)… …   Wikipedia

  • ulna — ulnar, adj. /ul neuh/, n., pl. ulnae / nee/, ulnas. 1. Anat. the bone of the forearm on the side opposite to the thumb. Cf. radius (def. 7). See diag. under skeleton. 2. a corresponding bone in the forelimb of other vertebrates. [1835 45; < L:… …   Universalium

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  • body — 1. The head, neck, trunk, and extremities. The human b., consisting of head (caput), neck (collum), trunk (truncus), and limbs (membra). 2. The material part of a human, as distinguished from the …   Medical dictionary

  • corpus — 1. SYN: body. 2. Any body or mass. 3. The main part of an organ or other anatomic structure, as distinguished from the head or tail. SEE ALSO: body, diaphysis, soma. [L …   Medical dictionary

  • corpus ulnae — [TA] body of ulna: the long central part of the ulna; called also shaft of ulna …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus pronator quadratus — [TA] origin, anterior surface and border of distal third or fourth of shaft of ulna; insertion, anterior surface and border of distal fourth of shaft of radius; innervation, anterior interosseous; action, pronates forearm …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus flexor digitorum profundus — [TA] deep flexor muscle of fingers: origin, shaft of ulna, coronoid process, interosseous membrane; insertion, bases of distal phalanges of fingers; innervation, ulnar and anterior interosseous; action, flexes distal phalanges …   Medical dictionary

  • skeletal system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  the internal skeleton that serves as a framework for the body. This framework consists of many individual bones (bone) and cartilages (cartilage). There also are bands of fibrous connective tissue the ligaments (ligament)… …   Universalium

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