Definition of Antecubital

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the region of the arm in front of the elbow. "Blood was drawn from the antecubital region"

Partainyms: Cubitus



Definition of Antecubital

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Pertaining to, or situated in the anterior part of the elbow (cubitus) ¹

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Medical Definition of Antecubital

1. In front of the elbow. Origin: ante-+ L. Cubitum, elbow (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antecubital

antechapels
antechinus
antechoir
antechoirs
antecians
antecipate
antecipated
antecipates
antecipating
antecipation
antecipations
anteclypeus
antecommunion
antecubital (current term)
antecubital space
antecursor
antecursors
anted
antedate
antedated
antedates
antedating
antediluvial
antediluvian
antediluvian patriarch
antediluvians
anteed
antefact

Literary usage of Antecubital

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1. Practical anatomy: An Exposition of the Facts of Gross Anatomy from the by John Clement Heisler (1920)
"If the pressure of the finger be sufficiently deep, the pulsations of the brachial artery may be felt. DISSECTION OF THE antecubital SPACE ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1858)
"Where it is present it was often regarded as a covert feather until Mr Pycraft pointed out its true nature.1 antecubital rémiges 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1894)
"Where it is present it was often regarded as a covert feather until Mr Pycraft pointed out its true nature.1 antecubital remiges 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, ..."

4. Atlas of applied (topographical) human anatomy for students and practioners c. 2 by Karl Heinrich von Bardeleben (1906)
"Left antecubital Space. Superficial Layer. The Skin over the lower part ... As a rule, the Median Basilic Vein is the largest vein in the antecubital Space, ..."

5. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"... vertically folded in repose. (Eyes remote and peduncled.) B. antecubital cross-veins numerous, at least five in number. (Wings almost always not ..."

6. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1919)
"By careful dissection the nerve can be traced into the antecubital fossa to the point at which it divides into the radial and the posterior interosseous. ..."

7. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1895)
"Wings yellowish or brown at base to first antecubital or less, extreme apex brown ... Wings brown at base to never more than half-way to first antecubital, ..."

8. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"... one submedian cross-vein on a level with the first antecubital ; 3 ... one other submedian cross vein before the level of the first antecubital ..."

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