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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
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Elbow

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

ignorant, blundering constable. [Br. Lit.: Measure for Measure]
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X rays are sometimes helpful but it can be difficult to see elbow dysplasia on X ray due to overlying boney structures.
Drury, owner of Manilow's Canine Playground in Leominster, a dog daycare, said Barry was eventually diagnosed with elbow dysplasia by her vet at Fallon Animal Clinic in Lunenburg.
Elbow Dysplasia (ED) simply means 'abnormal development of the elbow'.
A Elbow dysplasia is not as well screened or recognised as hip screening.
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The hip and elbow dysplasia tests are extremely useful tools for breeders and vets, both of whom want to ensure the health and welfare of future generations of dogs.
If you know the parents of a dog, you can look up their breeding values for hip and elbow dysplasia and have an estimate of what the hip and elbow quality of your pup is."
Prone to hip and elbow dysplasia. The bones do not fit the sockets, leading to lameness and osteoarthritis.
It's also worth remembering that it's not just pedigree dogs that can inherit disorders such as hip and elbow dysplasia or hereditary eye disease.