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Ulnar

Ulnar may refer to:

  • Ulnar nerve
  • Ulnar artery
  • Ulna
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Ulnar

Ulnar \Ul"nar\, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the ulna, or the elbow; as, the ulnar nerve.

WordNet

ulnar

adj. relating to or near the ulna

Wiktionary

ulnar

a. Of or pertaining to the ulna, or the elbow; as, the ulnar nerve.

Usage examples of "ulnar".

There was no pulse in the wrist in either the radial or ulnar arteries, but there was pulsation in the brachial as low as the ecchymosed swelling.

Ulnar loops in any finger are designated by a diagonal line slanting in the direction of the loop.

As planetary engineers, the Ulnars contributed a full share to that new science, which, with gravity generators, synthetic atmospheres, and climate-controls, could finally transform a frozen, stony asteroid into a tiny paradise.

He struggled to his feet and forced himself to pace the floor until the green vines, which had already sent hair-thin tendrils into the ulnar arteries of the arms around which they were wrapped, pumped certain inhibitory chemicals into the bloodstreams of the seven men.

Honors had been showered on Eric Ulnar, while most of his companions lay forgotten in hospital cells, gibbering of the horrors of that remote solitary planet, while their bodies rotted away unspeakably, beyond the aid or the understanding of medical science.

In the clavicle area, where the muscle webs of the trapezius and deltoid are thinned out, the descending brachial plexus, which includes a big ulnar and radial nerves to the arm, is close to the bone.

Are you trying, John Ulnar, to get the better of them and the Medusae too?

Nerves that are particularly vulnerable to this include the ulnar nerve, which runs through the funny-bone channel in your elbow, and the peroneal nerve, which runs through a similar channel at the top of the fibula near the knee.

He directed his attention to the ulnar artery, which had been completely severed by the injury.

Chapel was working on the thumb while McCoy painstakingly reanastomosed the Romulan equivalent of the ulnar artery just above the wrist.

Then Morel splashed on a drop of liquid nickel, right next to the ulnar nerve terminal input and inside the hand.

Powell faked to the left, reversed, closed with Reich and delivered a six-inch jab to the ulnar nerve complex.

She tugged his elbow sharply, accidentally thumbing his ulnar nerve in the process.

Maijstral drew the deck down the inside of her forearm, moving gently but quite deliberately along the ulnar nerve.

Stars swarmed behind his eyes, and he cracked his left elbow squarely on the ulnar nerve - the ill-named funny bone - sending a disabling painful tingle the length of his arm.