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trochlear notch


Definition: the large semicircular notch at the proximal extremity of the ulna between the olecranon and coronoid processes that articulates with the trochlea of the humerus.

Synonym(s): incisura trochlearisTA, incisura semilunaris ulnae, semilunar notch2

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