olecranon


olecranon
olecranon [ō lek′rə nän΄, ō΄li krā′nän΄]
n.
[ModL < Gr ōlekranon (for ōlenokronon) < ōlenē, elbow (see ELL2) + kranion, the head: see CRANIUM]
the part of the ulna projecting behind the elbow joint

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