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Medical Term:

proximal radioulnar joint


the pivot synovial joint between the head of the radius and the ring formed by the radial notch of the ulna and the annular ligament.

Synonym(s): articulatio radioulnaris proximalisTA, proximal radioulnar articulation, superior radioulnar joint

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