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Olecranon Process

Descriptions of Olecranon Process

Olecranon Process: process of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended
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Summary Information: Olecranon Process

Olecranon Process: The olecranon process is an anatomical feature of the ulna, a long bone in the forearm. The olecranon process is a protrusion from the bone that fits into the concave structure of the olecranon fossa of the humerus, forming a part of the elbow joint. It is commonly known as the pointy bone in the back co the elbow.

Conditions that can afflict the olecranon process include fracture, trauma, elbow dislocation, and osteomyelitis.

Closely Related Organs: Olecranon Process

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Olecranon Process

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Other Names: Olecranon Process

The following are other names for the organ: Olecranon Process:

  • Olecranon process of the ulna

Sub Parts: Olecranon Process

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Olecranon Process

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