radioulnar joint

radioulnar joint
radioulnar joint n any of three joints connecting the radius and ulna at their proximal and distal ends and along their shafts see DISTAL RADIOULNAR JOINT, SUPERIOR RADIOULNAR JOINT

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  • radioulnar joint distal — radioulnar joint, inferior articulatio radioulnaris distalis …   Medical dictionary

  • radioulnar joint proximal — radioulnar joint, superior articulatio radioulnaris proximalis …   Medical dictionary

  • distal radioulnar joint — n a pivot joint between the lower end of the ulna and the ulnar notch on the lower end of the radius that permits rotation of the distal end of the radius around the longitudinal axis of the ulna called also inferior radioulnar joint …   Medical dictionary

  • proximal radioulnar joint — n a pivot joint between the upper end of the radius and the ring formed by the radial notch of the ulna and its annular ligament that permits rotation of the proximal head of the radius called also superior radioulnar joint …   Medical dictionary

  • inferior radioulnar joint — n DISTAL RADIOULNAR JOINT …   Medical dictionary

  • superior radioulnar joint — n PROXIMAL RADIOULNAR JOINT …   Medical dictionary

  • radioulnar joint middle — syndesmosis radioulnaris …   Medical dictionary

  • oblique ligament of superior radioulnar joint — chorda obliqua membranae interosseae antebrachii …   Medical dictionary

  • meniscus of inferior radioulnar joint — discus articularis articulationis radioulnaris distalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Joint — A joint is the area where two bones are attached for the purpose of motion of body parts. A joint is usually formed of fibrous connective tissue and cartilage. An articulation or an arthrosis is the same as a joint. Joints are grouped according… …   Medical dictionary

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