Olecranal O*lec"ra*nal, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the olecranon. [1913 Webster]

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  • olecranal — See olecranon. * * * …   Universalium

  • olecranal — adj. of the olecranon, pertaining to the projection on the elbow (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • olecranal — olec·ra·nal …   English syllables

  • olecranal — ōˈlekrənəl, |ōlə|krānəl adjective Etymology: New Latin olecranon + English al : of, belonging to, or relating to the olecranon * * * olecrāˈnal (or /ō lekˈrə nəl/) adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑olecranon …   Useful english dictionary

  • olecranon — olecranal /oh lek reuh nl, oh li krayn l/, olecranial, olecranian, olecranioid, adj. /oh lek reuh non , oh li kray non/, n. Anat. the part of the ulna beyond the elbow joint. [1720 30; < NL < Gk olékranon point of the elbow, short for olenókranon …   Universalium

  • Human anatomical terms — make up a distinct nomenclature to describe areas of the body, to provide orientation when describing parts of human anatomy, cite web | url=http://www.bartleby.com/107/1.html| title= Introduction page, Anatomy of the Human Body . Henry Gray.… …   Wikipedia

  • olecranian — See olecranal. * * * …   Universalium

  • olecranial — See olecranal. * * * …   Universalium

  • Olecranon — Of or pertaining to the bony tip of the elbow. The olecranon is, in fact, the near end of the ulna, the bone in the forearm, that forms the pointed portion of the elbow. The triceps muscle tendon of the back of the arm attaches to the olecranon.… …   Medical dictionary

  • olecranon —   n. projecting bone of elbow; funny bone .    ♦ olecranal, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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