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Descriptions of Ulna

Ulna: the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Ulna

Ulna: The ulna is a long bone that is located in the forearm. There is one ulna in each arm, and they form a part of the appendicular skeleton. The ulna articulates with the humerus and radius to create the elbow joint and the radius and some of the carpals to form the wrist joint. The functions of the ulna include supporting movement of the extremities, creating insertion points for muscles, producing blood cells in bone marrow, and storing some minerals, such as calcium and phosphorus.

Conditions that can afflict the ulna include infection, trauma, fracture, bone cancer, leukemia, osteoporosis, osteomyelitis and dislocations.

Closely Related Organs: Ulna

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Ulna

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Other Names: Ulna

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Sub Parts: Ulna

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Ulna

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Organ types: Bone (91), Forearm (4)

Number: 2 ulna bones (one in each arm)

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