ulna
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈʌlnə/
Noun

ulna (plural ulnae)

  1. (anatomy) The bone of the forearm that extends from the elbow to the wrist on the side opposite to the thumb, corresponding to the fibula of the hind limb. Also, the corresponding bone in the forelimb of any vertebrate.
    Synonyms: elbow bone
Translations
  • German: Elle
  • Italian: ulna
  • Portuguese: cúbito (Portugal), ulna (Brazil)
  • Russian: локтева́я кость
  • Spanish: cúbito, ulna



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