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elbow

1. the joint between the upper arm and the forearm, formed by the junction of the radius and ulna with the humerus
2. the corresponding joint or bone of birds or mammals

Elbow

Sharp corner in a pipe or conduit, as opposed to a bend, which has a larger radius of curvature.

elbow

[′el‚bō]
(anatomy)
The arm joint formed at the junction of the humerus, radius, and ulna.
(design engineering)
A fitting that connects two pipes at an angle, often of 90°.
A sharp corner in a pipe.
(electromagnetism)
In a waveguide, a bend of comparatively short radius, normally 90°, and sometimes for acute angles down to 15°.
(geography)
A sharp change in direction of a coast line, channel, bank, or so on.

elbow

elbows, 1
1. A pipe, sheet metal, or conduit fitting having a bend, usually 90°; a 90° elbow is also called an ell.
2. A crossette, 1.
3. A shoulder, 1.

Elbow

ignorant, blundering constable. [Br. Lit.: Measure for Measure]
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Although the vast majority of people with golfer's elbow find sufficient relief with these nonoperative therapies, injections or surgery may be necessary if pain or functional declines persist.
CONCLUSION: We conclude that golfer's elbow is the soft tissue disorder.
As far as elbow conditions go, tennis elbow and golfer's elbow are two of the most common problems that physicians see.
Golfer's elbow is a similar condition but involves the inside of the elbow, following unaccustomed activities such as unscrewing, repeated bending, or straining the inside of the elbow, as in the top of the golf swing.
1,5,12) Several orthopaedic tests including Cozen's test, golfer's elbow test, Mill's test, Kaplan's test and Polk's test may be used to differentiate between medial and lateral epicondylitis.
I've been injured lately because I've had tennis elbow and golfer's elbow from throwing the javelin.
Other strangely named afflictions included a Baker's cyst, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow and Jeep bottom, which was described as: "Pain over the seat bones as a result of bouncing around on a hard jeep seat - a problem in North Africa in the Second World War.
Avoid golfer's elbow - which is caused by a strain of the muscles in the inside of the forearm - by performing wrist and forearm stretching exercises and not overemphasizing your wrists when swinging.
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The diagnosis has varied between golfer's elbow and tennis elbow and has not settled despite physio including deep massage and ultrasound.