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Pronunciation: el'bo


  1. The region of the upper limb between arm and forearm surrounding the elbow joint, especially posteriorly.
  2. An angular body resembling a flexed elbow.

Synonym(s): elbow joint

Synonym(s): ancon, cubitus1

[A.S. elnboga]

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