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funny bone,

highly sensitive area at the back of the elbow where the ulnar nerve passes close to the surface of the skin in a groove between end prominences of the humerus (the upper arm bone) and the ulna (the large forearm bone). A blow to the area causes the nerve to compress against bone, producing a characteristic tingling in the forearm and the last two fingers.

funny bone

the area near the elbow where the ulnar nerve is close to the surface of the skin: when it is struck, a sharp tingling sensation is experienced along the forearm and hand
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One possible explanation for this difference is the lower impedance in the ventral skin (used for median nerve stimulation) compared to the dorsal skin (used for ulnar nerve stimulation) of the arm [26].
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