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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]
References in periodicals archive ?
Cubitus Varus: Residual cubitus varus is still a significant problem in a number of series ranging from 0% to 60% irrespective of the method of treatment.
MINY et al lateral wedge osteotomy is an efficient technique to correct cubitus varus deformity.
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).
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.
The ventral forewing male blue reflector is restricted caudal to the vein Cubitus 1 in Annamaria (Fig.
Rapid Prototyping model for surgical planning of corrective osteotomy for cubitus varus: Report of two cases.