olecranon process

NOUN
  1. process of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended
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  • It arises from the posterior surface of the medial epicondyle of the humerus and is inserted onto the olecranon process.
  • It may also be worth noting that the area of origin for the m triceps is extensive, and the olecranon process of the ulna is notably large.
  • In the humerus, drill-mangabeys, drills and mandrills share a notably broad deltoid plane, a proximally extended supinator crest, a broad flange for the brachialis, and a narrow olecranon process with a deep lateral ridge, and there are also characters in the radius and ulna that unite these monkeys to the exclusion of their close relatives. Archive 2006-06-01
  • The ulnar nerve passes medial to the olecranon process and behind the medial epicondyle in the cubital tunnel.
  • hyperextension" of the elbow joint, or release pitches with a supinated grip, they slam the ulnar olecranon processes into their humeral olecranon fossa (soft tissue), causing inflammation of the hyaline cartilage. True Blue LA
  • All three heads run into a common tendon that crosses the elbow joint and inserts on the olecranon process on the ulna bone in the Forearm.
  • Biceps and triceps skinfolds were measured at the level of nipple line and midway between the acromion process of the scapula and the olecranon process respectively.
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