olecranon

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A Greek compound of ὠλένη (ōlénē) 'elbow' and κρανίον (kraníon) 'head'.

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olecranon (plural olecranons or olecrana)

  1. (anatomy) The bony process at the top of the ulna forming the point of the elbow.

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