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  • n. The ulna

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the bones or cartilages of the carpus, which articulates with the ulna and corresponds to the cuneiform in man.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bone of the wrist, that one of the proximal carpal bones which is upon the ulnar side, in man the cuneiform: opposed to radiale. See cuts under Artiodactyla, carpus, hand, Perissodactyla, and Plesiosaurus.
  • n. In ornithology, that one of the two free carpal bones which is upon the ulnar side (the other being the radiale), not necessarily with the implication that it is the cuneiform of a mammal. See cut under pinion.


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  • The Ulnar Collateral Ligament (ligamentum collaterale carpi ulnare; internal lateral ligament) (Fig. 334).

    III. Syndesmology. 1F. Radiocarpal Articulation or Wrist-joint

  • The Ulnar Collateral Ligament (ligamentum collaterale ulnare; internal lateral ligament) (Fig. 329).

    III. Syndesmology. 6d. Elbow-joint

  • In the wrist there are two small bones (the radiale and ulnare) which serve an important purpose in joining the forearm with what is known as the hand, and make possible the specialized movement of the two parts upon each other.

    Our Bird Comrades

  • Shubin et al.: "In both Tiktaalik and early tetrapods, the ulnare is block-shaped and articulates with multiple radials or digits, whereas the intermedium is a simple rod."

    Evolution News & Views

  • (Note: I have labeled the intermedium and ulnare of

    Evolution News & Views

  • "Figs. 2c and 3d (Sept. 21, 2008); all text but radius (R), ulna (U), and ulnare (Ure) bone labels added by me.)

    Evolution News & Views


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