Definition of Olecranon. Meaning of Olecranon. Synonyms of Olecranon

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Definition of Olecranon

Olecranon
Olecranon O*lec"ra*non, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; ? elbow + krani`on the head.] (Anat.) The large process at the proximal end of the ulna which projects behind the articulation with the humerus and forms the bony prominence of the elbow.

Meaning of Olecranon from wikipedia

- The olecranon /oʊˈlɛkrənɒn/ from the Gr**** olene meaning elbow and kranon meaning head is the large, thick, curved bony eminence of the ulna, a long bone...
- Olecranon bursitis is a condition characterized by swelling, redness, and pain at the tip of the elbow. If the underlying cause is due to an infection...
- olecranon fossa is a deep triangular depression on the posterior side of the humerus, superior to the trochlea, in which the summit of the olecranon is...
- Olecranon fracture is a fracture of the bony portion of the elbow. The injury is fairly common and often occurs following a fall or direct trauma to the...
- elbow, the ulna has a bony process, the olecranon process, a hook-like structure that fits into the olecranon fossa of the humerus. This prevents hyperextension...
- and lower parts of the arm. It includes prominent landmarks such as the olecranon, the elbow pit, the lateral and medial epicondyles, and the elbow joint...
- forearm. The anconeus muscle can easily be palpated just lateral to the olecranon process of the ulna. Anconeus originates on the posterior surface of the...
- common flexor tendon. The ulnar head arises from the medial margin of the olecranon of the ulna and from the upper two-thirds of the dorsal border of the...
- the ulna in the arm) as part of the elbow joint. It is formed by the olecranon and the coronoid process. About the middle of either side of this notch...
- Hume fracture is an injury of the elbow comprising a fracture of the olecranon with an ****ociated anterior dislocation of the radial head which occurs...
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