Definition of Cubital joint
1. Noun. Hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped.
Terms within: Musculus Articularis Cubiti, Crazy Bone, Funny Bone
Group relationships: Arm
Generic synonyms: Ginglymoid Joint, Ginglymus, Hinge Joint
Derivative terms: Cubital, Elbow, Elbow
Medical Definition of Cubital joint
1. A compound hinge synovial joint between the humerus and the bones of the forearm; it consists of the articulatio humeroradialis and the articulatio humeroulnaris. Synonym: articulatio cubiti, cubital joint. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cubital Joint
Literary usage of Cubital joint
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1883)
"The palpi arc short; the radial is stronger than tint cubital joint, and the digital ... The radial joint of its palpi is stronger than the cubital joint; ..."
2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"The palpi resemble the legs in colour; and the radial, which is rather shorter than the cubital joint, projects a small obtuse protuberance from its ..."
3. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1841)
"... and a dislocation of the lower radio-cubital joint, accompanied by a shortening of the radius to the extent of nearly though not quite an inch. ..."
4. American Medical Gazette and Journal of Health (1861)
"That the average result of either partial or total resections of the cubital joint is, in comparison with the average results of other joints, ..."
5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1872)
"The palpi are moderately long and strong ; the cubital joint curves forwards, ... The palpi are moderate in length ; the cubital joint is short ; the radial ..."
6. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1873)
"... the radial is, if any thing, rather longer, but less strong than the cubital joint ; it has no apophysis at its extremity ; but on its outer aides, ..."
7. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1888)
"... cubital joint with two parallel keels above, another one below and outside, and another beneath the joint; radial joint much swollen interiorly, ..."