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elbow joint

 

Definition: a compound hinge synovial joint between the humerus and the bones of the forearm; it consists of the articulatio humeroradialis and the articulatio humeroulnaris.

Synonym(s): articulatio cubitiTA, elbow2TA, cubital joint

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