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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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In this publication [8], a physiopathological explanation is proposed where the cubitus varus due to the malunion of the distal humerus causes 2 biomechanical alterations that alter the complex lateral ligament.
The cubitus varus deformity is distinctive on x-ray as evident by decreased Baumann's angle on AP view.
Correlation between posteromedial or posterolateral displacement and cubitus varus deformity in supracondylar humerus fractures in children.
Carrying angle in one patient of group I showed clearly demonstrable cubitus varus deformity in the form of negative carrying angle, whereas in group II there were 11 such patients.
Intercubitus somewhat longer than abscissa of cubitus between intercubitus and second recurrent vein (except one paratype with intercubitus slightly shorter).
metakarp kisaligi, cubitus valgus vb), petesi ve ekimoz varligi arastirilmalidir (18).
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The Genovese formula (10) for Meso-American Indians was used for tibial length and the Krogman-Iscan formula (9) for Mongoloid males was used for the humerus, radius, cubitus, tibia, and fibula lengths.
L'osteotomie haute du cubitus dans le traitement de la luxation anterieure residuelle apres fracture de Monteggia.
Other typical features include web neck, lymphoedema, ptosis, strabismus, low posterior hairline, high-arched palate, simple rotated ears, recurrent otitis media, wide-spaced nipples, scoliosis and kyphosis, cubitus valgus, concave nails, and short 4th and 5th metacarpals.