[ UK /ˈʌlnɐ/ ]
  1. the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
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  • The Palmaris brevis corrugates the skin on the ulnar side of the palm. IV. Myology. 1F. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Hand
  • Conclusion Treating Cubital Tunnel Syndrome with microsurgery by neurolysis ulnar nerve with none-injury operation is a good method.
  • Properly called the carpal trochlea (or trochlea carpalis, if you prefer), this structure allows the hand to fold up tightly close to the ulna. ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science
  • The largest of these are presumably humeri, and there may be remnants of ulnae and radii as well. PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • It lies to the radial side of the pisiform bone and the ulnar side of the hook of the hamate (the bones forming a protective canal for the artery), which is covered by the palmer carpal ligament.
  • Superior to the trochlea is another anterior depression called the coronoid fossa which receives part of the ulna when flexed.
  • The intermediate and ulnar sets of muscles are supplied by branches from the deep ramus of the radial nerve after it has passed through the supinator muscle.
  • Researchers from the Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology of Henan Province in Zhengzhou found the flutes, crafted from the hollow ulnae (wing bones) of red-crowned crane, among fragments of 30 others at the Neolithic (ca. 8000-2000 B.C.) site of Jiahu in central Henan Province. Oldest Musical Instruments Still Play a Tune
  • The distal end of the humerus, however, articulating with the radius and ulna in a fashion that no support is lent by any sort of contact with the body, is a ginglymus (hinge) joint and lateral motion, because of the long transverse diameter of its articular portions, is easily prevented by the medial and lateral ligaments (internal and external ligaments). Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1
  • Displacement of the ulna from the trochlea, with humeroradial joint dislocation, is usually achieved only in a patient who has received general anesthesia.
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