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distal radioulnar joint

 

Definition: the pivot synovial joint between the head of the ulna and the ulnar notch on the radius; an articular disc passes across the distal part of the joint.

Synonym(s): articulatio radioulnaris distalisTA, distal radioulnar articulation, inferior radioulnar joint

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