epicondyle

NOUN
  1. a projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments
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  • The _flexor carpiradialis_ (flexor metacarpi internus) originates from the medial epicondyle of the humerus. Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1
  • Here it pierces the medial intermuscular septum, runs obliquely across the medial head of the Triceps brachii, and descends to the groove between the medial epicondyle and the olecranon, accompanied by the superior ulnar collateral artery. IX. Neurology. 6b. The Anterior Divisions
  • Caput tertium may also arise from the linea aspera, long head of biceps femoris, lateral epicondyle, knee joint capsule, midfibula, and the crural fascia.
  • The lateral epicondyle of the humerus, the radius, and the thumb lie along the preaxial border of the upper limb; and the medial epicondyle of the femur, the tibia, and the great toe along the corresponding border of the lower limb. I. Embryology. 12. The Branchial Region
  • The _ulnaris lateralis_ (flexor metacarpi externus) has its origin from the lateral epicondyle of the humerus and inserts to the proximal extremity of the fourth metacarpal (outer splint) bone and by another attachment to the accessory carpal bone (trapezium) with the tendon of the flexor carpiulnaris (flexor metacarpi medius). Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1
  • The _flexor carpiulnaris_ (flexor metacarpi medius) has two heads of origin; one, the larger, originates from the epicondyle of the humerus and the other from the posterior surface of the olecranon. Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1
  • The ulnar nerve passes medial to the olecranon process and behind the medial epicondyle in the cubital tunnel.
  • Tunnels are then placed in the ulna and medial epicondyle with a 3.2-mm drill bit.
  • With the elbow flexed at 90 degrees, the needle is inserted 0.5 cm into the skin between the olecranon and the medial epicondyle, and 3 to 5 ml of solution is injected.
  • The pathologic process of epicondylitis involves chronic degenerative changes of the tendons at the region of the respective epicondyles.
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