TITLE

olecranon

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p561
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "olecranon" is presented. It refers to the bony projection at the upper end of the ulna or the inner bone of the forearm that is the point of the elbow.
ACCESSION #
43999628

 

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